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Artemisia annua

Enhanced artemisinin yield by expression of rol genes in Artemisia annua

November 4, 2015 - 11:59 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Erum Dilshad, Rosa Cusido, Javier Palazon, Karla Estrada, Mercedes Bonfill, Bushra Mirza
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Malaria Journal 2015, 14:424 (29 October 2015)

Thus it was proved that rol B and rol C genes are effective in the enhancement of artemisinin content of A. annua, rol B gene being more active to play part in this enhancement than rol C gene.

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NOT Open Access | Strong larvicidal potential of Artemisia annua leaf extract against malaria (Anopheles stephensi Liston) and dengue (Aedes aegypti L.) vectors and bioassay-driven isolation of the marker compounds

January 7, 2014 - 09:45 -- NOT Open Access
Author(s): 
Gaurav Sharma , Himanshi Kapoor , Madhu Chopra , Kaushal Kumar & Veena Agrawa
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Parasitology Research, January 2014, Volume 113, Issue 1, pp 197-209

Malaria and dengue are the two most important vector-borne human diseases caused by mosquito vectors Anopheles stephensi and Aedes aegypti, respectively.

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NOT Open Access | A Safety Assessment of the Antimalarial Herb Artemisia annua During Pregnancy in Wistar Rats

April 19, 2013 - 06:53 -- NOT Open Access
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Author(s): 
Amos O. Abolaji, Mbeh U. Eteng, Patrick E. Ebong, Ebiamadon Andi Brisibe, Ahsana Dar, Nurul Kabir and M. Iqbal Choudhary
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Phytotherapy Research, Volume 27, Issue 5, pages 647–654, May 2013
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Artemisia annua is a Chinese antimalarial herb that has been used for more than 2000 years.

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Computational Identification of Sweet Wormwood (Artemisia annua) microRNA and Their mRNA Targets

February 21, 2012 - 13:52 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Alok Pani, Rajani Kanta Mahapatra, Niranjan Behera, Pradeep Kumar Naik
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Genomics, Proteomics & Bioinformatics, Volume 9, Issue 6, December 2011, Pages 200–210

MalariaWorldThis is the first in silico study to indicate that miRNAs target genes encoding enzymes involved in artemisinin biosynthesis, which may help to understand the miRNA-mediated regulation of artemisinin biosynthesis in A. annua.

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Open Access | Evaluation and pharmacovigilance of projects promoting cultivation and local use of Artemisia annua for malaria

April 20, 2011 - 12:12 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Merlin L Willcox, Shelly Burton, Rosalia Oyweka, Rehema Namyalo, Simon Challand, Keith Lindsey
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Malaria Journal 2011, 10:84 (11 April 2011)

Local cultivation and preparation of A. annua are feasible where growing conditions are appropriate.

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Open Access | Mapping the potential distribution of high artemisinin-yielding Artemisia annua L. (Qinghao) in China with a geographic information system

May 25, 2010 - 09:07 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Linfang Huang, Caixiang Xie, Baozhong Duan , Shilin Chen
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Chinese Medicine 2010, 5:18

The present study demonstrates a GIS approach to predict potential habitats for A. annua L. TCM-GIS is a powerful tool for assessing bioclimatic suitability for medicinal plants.

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Perspective: The Botanical Solution for Malaria

January 23, 2010 - 17:24 -- Ingeborg van Schayk
Author(s): 
W. K. Milhous and P. J. Weina
Reference: 
Science 15 January 2010: Vol. 327. no. 5963, pp. 279 - 280

Improved breeding of a plant that produces a major antimalarial compound is now possible based on knowledge of its genetic map.

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