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In vivo antimalarial activity of the crude leaf extract and solvent fractions of Croton macrostachyus Hocsht. (Euphorbiaceae) against Plasmodium berghei in mice

March 20, 2014 - 17:07 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Laychiluh Bantie, Solomon Assefa, Tilahun Teklehaimanot and Ephrem Engidawork
Reference: 
BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2014, 14:79

This study therefore aimed at investigating the in vivo antiplasmodial activity of 80% methanol extract and solvent fractions of the leaves of Croton macrostachyus H. in rodent model of malaria.

Not Open Access | 1H-1,2,3-Triazole-tethered isatin-7-chloroquinoline and 3-hydroxy-indole-7-chloroquinoline conjugates: Synthesis and antimalarial evaluation

February 5, 2014 - 02:28 -- NOT Open Access
Author(s): 
Raghu Raj, Jiri Gut, Philip J. Rosenthal, Vipan Kumar
Reference: 
Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters, Volume 24, Issue 3, 1 February 2014, Pages 756-759

A series of 1H-1,2,3-triazole-tethered isatin-7-chloroquinoline and 3-hydroxy-indole-7-chloroquinoline conjugates have been synthesized and evaluated for their antimalarial activity against chloroquine-resistant W2 strain of Plasmodium falciparum.

Not Open Access | Synthesis, in vitro antimalarial activity and cytotoxicity of novel 4-aminoquinolinyl-chalcone amides

February 5, 2014 - 02:26 -- NOT Open Access
Author(s): 
Frans J. Smit, David D. N’Da
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Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry, Volume 22, Issue 3, 1 February 2014, Pages 1128-1138

During this study, amide 15 was thus identified as the best drug-candidate to for further investigation as a potential drug in search for new, safe and effective antimalarial drugs.

Not Open Access | What determines providers' stated preference for the treatment of uncomplicated malaria?

January 22, 2014 - 14:46 -- NOT Open Access
Author(s): 
Lindsay Mangham-Jefferies, Kara Hanson, Wilfred Mbacham, Obinna Onwujekwe, Virginia Wiseman
Reference: 
Social Science & Medicine, Volume 104, March 2014, Pages 98-106

518 providers working at non-profit health facilities and for-profit pharmacies and drug stores in Yaoundé and Bamenda in Cameroon and in Enugu State in Nigeria were surveyed between July and December 2009 to elicit the antimalarial they prefer to supply for uncomplicated malaria.

Not Open Access | Validation of ELISA for Quantitation of Artemisinin-Based Antimalarial Drugs

December 11, 2013 - 17:54 -- NOT Open Access
Author(s): 
Min Wang, Yongliang Cui, Guofa Zhou, Guiyun Yan, Liwang Cui and Baomin Wang
Reference: 
Am J Trop Med Hyg 2013 89:1122-1128

Our results showed that the icELISA has the potential to be improved for quality assurance of ARTs at the point of care in endemic settings.

Not Open Access | A new protoberberine alkaloid from Meconopsis simplicifolia (D. Don) Walpers with potent antimalarial activity against a multidrug resistant Plasmodium falciparum strain

December 3, 2013 - 20:16 -- NOT Open Access
Author(s): 
Phurpa Wangchuk, Paul A. Keller, Stephen G. Pyne, Wilford Lie, Anthony C. Willis, Roonglawan Rattanajak, Sumalee Kamchonwongpaisan
Reference: 
Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 150, Issue 3, 12 December 2013, Pages 953-959
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This study validated the traditional uses of the plant for the treatment of malaria and identified a new alkaloid, simplicifolianine as a potential antimalarial drug lead.

Not Open Access | Ethnobotanical survey on medicinal plants used by Guinean traditional healers in the treatment of malaria

December 3, 2013 - 20:08 -- NOT Open Access
Author(s): 
M.S. Traore, M.A. Baldé, A.M. Baldé, et al.
Reference: 
Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 150, Issue 3, 12 December 2013, Pages 1145-1153
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The objective of the present study was to collect and document information on herbal remedies traditionally used for the treatment of malaria in Guinea.

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Not Open Access | Antimalarial and safety evaluation of Pluchea lanceolata (DC.) Oliv. & Hiern: In-vitro and in-vivo study

September 25, 2013 - 07:18 -- NOT Open Access
Author(s): 
Shilpa Mohanty, Pooja Srivastava, Anil Kumar Maurya, Harveer Singh Cheema, Karuna Shanker, Sangeeta Dhawan, Mahendra Pandurang Darokar, Dnyaneshwar Umrao Bawankule
Reference: 
Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 149, Issue 3, 7 October 2013, Pages 797-802
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Present study further validates the ancient Indian traditional knowledge and use of Pluchea lanceolata as an antimalarial agent. Study confirms the suitability of Pluchea lanceolata as a candidate for further studies to obtain a prototype for antimalarial medicine.

Not Open Access | Discovery of anticancer drugs from antimalarial natural products: a MEDLINE literature review

September 9, 2013 - 15:42 -- NOT Open Access
Author(s): 
Robert Duffy, Christine Wade, Raymond Chang
Reference: 
Drug Discovery Today, Volume 17, Issues 17–18, September 2012, Pages 942-953
MalariaWorld

Results are reported by source (plants, fungi, marine organisms and bacteria) and anticancer mechanism. In total, 14 out of 15 nature-derived antimalarials (93%) referenced by WHO as well as 146 of 235 antimalarial natural species (62%) from our defined MEDLINE search were reported as having anticancer activity.

Not Open Access | In vitro and in vivo antimalarial activity and cytotoxicity of extracts and fractions from the leaves, root-bark and stem-bark of Triclisia gilletii

September 2, 2013 - 19:12 -- NOT Open Access
Author(s): 
C.M. Kikueta, O.K. Kambu, A.P. Mbenza, S.T. Mavinga, B.M. Mbamu, P. Cos, L. Maes, S. Apers, L. Pieters, R.K. Cimanga
Reference: 
Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 149, Issue 2, 16 September 2013, Pages 438-442
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To evaluate the in vitro antiplasmodial activity and cytotoxicity, and the in vivo activity of extracts and fractions from the leaves, root-bark and stem-bark of Triclisia gilletii (De Wild) Staner (Menispermaceae), used in traditional medicine against malaria.

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