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|Title: ||Clerodane diterpenes from Polyalthialongifolia (Sonn) Thw.var. pendula: Potential antimalarial agents for drug resistant Plasmodium falciparum infection|
|Authors: ||Gbedema, Stephen Y.|
Bayor, Marcel T.
Wright, Colin W.
|Issue Date: ||Apr-2015|
|Publisher: ||Journal of Ethnopharmacology, April 2015|
|Citation: ||Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 169 (2015)176–182|
|Abstract: ||Background: Plasmodium falciparum drug resistance is a major public health challenge in sub-Sahara
Africa. Many people are now resorting to the use of herbs in managing malaria due to the increasing
treatment failures with the conventional drugs.In this study the ethanolic extract of Polyalthia longifolia
(Sonn) Thw.var.pendula,a variety fondly used in folklore medicine in Ghana was investigated for
potential antimalarial drugdevelopment.
Method: The ethanolic extract of P.longifolia (Sonn) Thw.var.pendula stem bark was screened against
the multi drug resistant....................|
|Description: ||An article published by Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 169 (2015)176–182|
|Appears in Collections:||College of Health Sciences|
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