Cat. No. 2668
Alternative Name: Qinghaosu
Chemical Name: (3R,5aS,6R,8aS,9R,12S,12aR)-Octahyd
Biological ActivityAntimalarial agent; interacts with heme to produce carbon-centred free radicals, causes protein alkylation and damages parasite microorganelles and membranes. Also selectively inhibits the P-type ATPase (PfATP6) of Plasmodium falciparum (Ki ~ 150 nM). Displays antiangiogenic effects in mouse embryonic stem cell-derived embryoid bodies.
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Certificate of Analysis / Safety Data Sheet
Eckstein-Ludwig et al (2003) Artemisinins target the SERCA of Plasmodium falciparum. Nature 424 957. PMID: 12931192.
Wartenberg et al (2003) The antimalarial agent artemisinin exerts antiangiogenic effects in mouse embryonic stem cell-derived embryoid bodies. Lab.Invest. 83 1647. PMID: 14615418.
Balint (2001) Artemisinin and its derivatives. An important new class of antimalarial agents. Pharmacol.Ther. 90 261. PMID: 11578659.
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