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Title: Clerodane diterpenes from Polyalthialongifolia (Sonn) Thw.var. pendula: Potential antimalarial agents for drug resistant Plasmodium falciparum infection
Authors: Gbedema, Stephen Y.
Bayor, Marcel T.
Annan, Kofi
Wright, Colin W.
Issue Date: Apr-2015
Publisher: Journal of Ethnopharmacology, April 2015
Citation: Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 169 (2015)176–182
Abstract: Background: Plasmodium falciparum drug resistance is a major public health challenge in sub-Sahara Africa. Many people are now resorting to the use of herbs in managing malaria due to the increasing treatment failures with the conventional drugs.In this study the ethanolic extract of Polyalthia longifolia (Sonn) Thw.var.pendula,a variety fondly used in folklore medicine in Ghana was investigated for potential antimalarial drugdevelopment. Method: The ethanolic extract of P.longifolia (Sonn) Thw.var.pendula stem bark was screened against the multi drug resistant....................
Description: An article published by Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 169 (2015)176–182
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/10746
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