Mangrove plants as a source of lead compounds for the development of new antiplasmodial drugs from South East coast of India

@article{Ravikumar2010MangrovePA,
  title={Mangrove plants as a source of lead compounds for the development of new antiplasmodial drugs from South East coast of India},
  author={Sundaram Ravikumar and Samuel Jacob Inbaneson and Palavesam Suganthi and Malaiyandi Venkatesan and Andy Ramu},
  journal={Parasitology Research},
  year={2010},
  volume={108},
  pages={1405-1410}
}
Malaria is the world’s leading killer among the infectious diseases. The treatment of malaria is mystified by the challenges of widespread resistance of the malaria parasites to cheap and affordable antimalarial drugs. The present study was made in an attempt to identify the in vitro antiplasmodial activity against mangrove plant parts. (Avicennia marina, Acanthus ilicifolius, Bruguiera cylindrica, Excoecaria agallocha, Rhizophora apiculata, and Rhizophora mucronata mangrove plant extracts… CONTINUE READING

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