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 especially low. as the chemical synthesis of artemisinin is complex and never economically possible in view of the terrible yield of the drug, the intact plant is still the single doable resource of artemisinin construction. accordingly, it will be important to extend the focus of artemisinin in A. annua to lessen the price of artemisinin dependent antimalarial medicines. Plant scientists have centred their efforts on A. annua for a better artemisinin crop yield. With the current quantity, we're bringing jointly the examine that is being performed in this plant during the international and destiny chances for scientists and researchers who are looking to paintings on it.

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