In vitro antiplasmodial activity of selected Luo and Kuria medicinal plants.

@article{Owuor2012InVA,
  title={In vitro antiplasmodial activity of selected Luo and Kuria medicinal plants.},
  author={Bethwell O Owuor and James Ochanda and John O. Kokwaro and Agnes C. Cheruiyot and Redemptah A. Yeda and Charles A Okudo and Hoseah M. Akala},
  journal={Journal of ethnopharmacology},
  year={2012},
  volume={144 3},
  pages={779-81}
}
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE Drug resistance in malaria is a recurring subject that threatens public health globally. There is an urgent need to seek new antimalarial agents. This study seeking new antimalarials from medicinal plants is guided by ethnobotany. MATERIALS AND METHODS Medicinal plants of the Luo and Kuria ethnic groups of Kenya with high usage reports were screened in vitro for their antiplasmodial activity using the SYBR Green I fluorescence assay (MSF assay). RESULTS The… CONTINUE READING