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Ethnopharmacological communication: In vitro and in vivo antimalarial and cytotoxic activity of five plants used in congolese traditional medicine

June 4, 2010 - 07:18 -- Patrick Sampao
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M. Lusakibanza, G. Mesia, G. Tona, S. Karemere, A. Lukuka, M. Tits, L. Angenot, M. Frédérich
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Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 129, Issue 3, 16 June 2010, Pages 398-402

The growth inhibition of Plasmodium falciparum strains was evaluated using the measurement of lactate dehydrogenase activity.

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Open Access | Laboratory evaluation of traditionally used plant-based insect repellent against the malaria vector Anopheles arabiensis Patton (Diptera: Culicidae)

April 7, 2010 - 11:54 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Karunamoorthi K, Ilango K, Murugan K.
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Parasitology Research, Volume 106, Number 5 April, 2010

Globally, Cymbopogon citratus is renowned for its therapeutic values. Above and beyond, due to its user- as well as environmental-friendly nature, it should be promoted among the marginalized populations in order to reduce man-vector contact.

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Bioassay-guided fractionation and in vivo antiplasmodial effect of fractions of chloroform extract of Artemisia maciverae Linn

October 31, 2009 - 09:43 -- Ingeborg van Schayk
Author(s): 
A.C. Ene, S.E. Atawodi, D.A. Ameh, G.I. Ndukwe, H.O. Kwanashie
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Acta Tropica, Volume 112, Issue 3, December 2009, Pages 288-294,doi:10.1016/j.actatropica.2009.08.016

In the search for new plant-derived anti-malarial compounds, chromatographic fractions of chloroform extract of whole plants of Artemisia maciverae were tested in vivo using chloroquine resistant and chloroquine sensitive Plasmodium berghei NK 65 infected Swiss albino mice.

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