artemisinin

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ar·te·mis·i·nin

 (är′tə-mĭs′ĭ-nĭn)
n.
1. A compound, C15H22O5, that is obtained from a species of artemisia (Artemisia annua) and has antimalarial activity.
2. Any of several semisynthetic derivatives of this compound that are used to treat malaria, usually in combination with other drugs.

artemisinin

(ˌɑːtɪˈmɪzɪnɪn) pharmacol
n
a drug obtained from the plant genus Artemisia and used to treat malaria(as modifier)
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artemisinin

n artemisinina
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In early 2017, in a paper published in the journal Cell, a European team reported that the antimalarial drug artemether could convert alpha cells into functional beta cells.
Artemisinin and its derivatives, artesunate, artemether, and dihydroartemisinin, are the most rapidly acting of all antimalarials and have the fastest parasite clearance time, rapid resolution of symptoms, and an excellent safety profile.
Now, a drug combination -- artemether and lumefantrine -- is the primary treatment for malaria although resistance is also developing to the drug combination in some countries.
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The effects of artemether plus mefloquine on Myanmar patients with complicated Falciparum malaria.
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falciparum malaria cases was changed from sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine to artemether lumefantrine after the mentioned year as above [36].
Decrease in activities of cation ATPases and alkaline phosphatate in kidney and liver of artemether treatead rats.
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