Artemisinin Story from the Balkans
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The isolation is reported of artemisinin (qinghaosu), a drug remarkably effective against malaria, from the aerial parts of Artemisia annua L. (sweet wormwood) at the Department of Chemistry, University of Belgrade (now Faculty of Chemistry), Serbia by the end of 1970, almost two years before the isolation of the same compound in China.
Keywords:Artemisinin / Arteannuin B / Artemisia annua L.
Source:Natural Product Communications, 2017, 12, 8, 1157-1160
- Natural Products Inc, Westerville
- Natural products of wild, cultivated and edible plants: structure and bioactivity determination (RS-172053)
- Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts [F-188]