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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Since dihydroartemisinin and artesunate are semi-synthetic, polar derivatives of artemisin, the increased rate constant for dihydroartemisin and artesunate might be attributed to the increased polarity (as further discussed below).
falciparum resistant strains, the alternative treatment actually is the use of artemisin derivatives from plants of the genus Artemisia.
To treat millions of people suffering from malaria in poor countries, artemisin, a natural chemical used to treat malaria, (91) could be produced synthetically at a substantially lower cost.