Articles taggés avec: artemisia beta-hematin hemozoin


Beta-hematin inhibition a key weapon against malaria

Artemisia infusions inhibit hemozoin

Beta-hematin inhibition and antimalarial properties Recent results obtained at the AlQuds University in partnership with IFBV-BELHERB from Luxembourg show that freshly prepared infusion of Artemisia annua or Artemisia afra is stronger than chloroquine in the inhibition of beta-hematin (hemozoin) formation. In infected erythrocytes, the malaria parasite generates large quantities of toxic ferri-heme, the Achille’s heel of Plasmodium. With hydrogen peroxyde which is present in all living beings, heme forms aggressive radicals which kill...

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