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Artemisinin, also known as qinghao su (Chinese: 青蒿素), an...

wikipedia - 07 Oct 2015
Artemisinin, also known as qinghao su (Chinese: 青蒿素), and its semi-synthetic derivatives are a group of drugs used against Plasmodium falciparum malaria. It was discovered by Tu Youyou, a Chinese scientist, who was awarded half of the 2015 Nobel Prize in Medicine for her discovery. Treatments containing an artemisinin derivative (artemisinin-combination therapies, ACTs) are now standard treatment worldwide for P. falciparum malaria. Artemisinin is isolated from the plant Artemisia annua, sweet

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