Artemisia annua - Pharmacology and Biotechnology by Tariq Aftab,Jorge F.S. Ferreira,M. Masroor A. Khan,M. Naeem

By Tariq Aftab,Jorge F.S. Ferreira,M. Masroor A. Khan,M. Naeem

Artemisinin, a sesquiterpene lactone initially extracted from the medicinal plant Artemisia annua L., is a good antimalarial agent, really for multi-drug resistant and cerebral malaria. notwithstanding, the focus of artemisinin within the plant is particularly low. as the chemical synthesis of artemisinin is advanced and never economically possible in view of the terrible yield of the drug, the intact plant continues to be the single workable resource of artemisinin creation. consequently, it is crucial to extend the focus of artemisinin in A. annua to minimize the price of artemisinin dependent antimalarial medicinal drugs. Plant scientists have concentrated their efforts on A. annua for a better artemisinin crop yield. With the current quantity, we're bringing jointly the learn that is being performed in this plant in the course of the international and destiny percentages for scientists and researchers who are looking to paintings on it.

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