Artemisinins

Known as: Artemisinin, Artemisinins [Chemical/Ingredient] 
A group of SESQUITERPENES and their analogs that contain a peroxide group (PEROXIDES) within an oxepin ring (OXEPINS).
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Highly Cited
2015
Highly Cited
2015
Artemisinins are the cornerstone of anti-malarial drugs. Emergence and spread of resistance to them raises risk of wiping out… (More)
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Highly Cited
2014
Highly Cited
2014
Plasmodium falciparum resistance to artemisinin derivatives in southeast Asia threatens malaria control and elimination… (More)
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
In 2010 there were more than 200 million cases of malaria, and at least 655,000 deaths. The World Health Organization has… (More)
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
We describe an analysis of genome variation in 825 P. falciparum samples from Asia and Africa that identifies an unusual pattern… (More)
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2012
Highly Cited
2012
BACKGROUND Artemisinin-resistant falciparum malaria has arisen in western Cambodia. A concerted international effort is underway… (More)
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
I the 1970s, Chinese government scientists working on a secret “Project 523” developed a new class of potent antimalarial drugs… (More)
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Review
2008
Review
2008
Artemisinin and its derivatives have become essential components of antimalarial treatment. These plant-derived peroxides are… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Artemisinins are the most important class of antimalarial drugs. They specifically inhibit PfATP6, a SERCA-type ATPase of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Artemisinins are extracted from sweet wormwood (Artemisia annua) and are the most potent antimalarials available, rapidly killing… (More)
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Review
2002
Review
2002
Artemisinin and its derivatives are widely used throughout the world. The mechanism of action of these compounds appears to… (More)
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