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Cysteamine, The Molecule used to treat Cystinosis, Potentiates The Anti-malarial efficacy of artemisinin

May 25, 2010 - 09:16 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Gundula Min-Oo, Anny Fortin, Jean-François Poulin, and Philippe Gros
Reference: 
Antimicrob. Agents Chemother, 17 May 2010

Malaria continues to be a major threat to global health. Artemisinin combination therapy (ACT) is the recommended treatment for clinical malaria; however, recent reports of parasite resistance to artemisinin in certain malaria-endemic areas have stressed the need for developing more efficacious ACT.

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