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Plasmodium falciparum resistance to artemisinin derivatives in southeast Asia threatens malaria control and elimination… Expand In 2010 there were more than 200 million cases of malaria, and at least 655,000 deaths. The World Health Organization has… Expand Summary Background Artemisinin-resistant falciparum malaria has arisen in western Cambodia. A concerted international effort is… Expand Joseph Goldstein has written in this journal that creation (through invention) and revelation (through discovery) are two… Expand Nature Reviews Microbiology 8, 272–280 (2010), doi:10.1038/nrmicro2331 In the above article, the structure of artesunate shown in… Expand Despite international efforts to ‘roll back malaria’ the 2008 World Malaria Report revealed the disease still affects… Expand To the Editor: Although artemisinins are potent and rapidly acting antimalarial drugs, their widespread use for treating patients… Expand Artemisinin and its derivatives have become essential components of antimalarial treatment. These plant-derived peroxides are… Expand Artemisinins are extracted from sweet wormwood (Artemisia annua) and are the most potent antimalarials available, rapidly killing… Expand Artemisinin and its derivatives are widely used throughout the world. The mechanism of action of these compounds appears to… Expand