Promising lead compounds for novel antiprotozoals

@article{Otoguro2010PromisingLC,
  title={Promising lead compounds for novel antiprotozoals},
  author={Kazuhiko Otoguro and Masato Iwatsuki and Aki Ishiyama and Miyuki Namatame and Aki Nishihara-Tukashima and Seiji Shibahara and Shinichi Kondo and Haruki Yamada and Satoshi O̅mura},
  journal={The Journal of Antibiotics},
  year={2010},
  volume={63},
  pages={381-384}
}
Malaria and human African trypanosomiasis (HAT), also known as sleeping sickness, are devastating diseases caused by infection with the protozoan parasites of the Plasmodia and Trypanosoma genera, respectively. The diseases infect millions of people. HAT, caused by infection with Trypanosoma brucei, is a complex disease and represents a major cause of morbidity and mortality in sub-Saharan Africa, where it is endemic and an estimated 70 million people are at risk of contracting it. Several… CONTINUE READING
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