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Chemotherapeutic Agents Against Malaria: What Next After Chloroquine?

[ Vol. 2 , Issue. 11 ]

Author(s):

Jose N. Dominguez   Pages 1173 - 1185 ( 13 )

Abstract:


This is a general review of currently available antimalarial drugs, these compounds are gathered according with its chemical structure and the biological targets. A great number of these new antimalarial agents are now moving actively in the pipeline from basic science to clinical studies.

Keywords:

antimalarial drugs, development of new antimalarial drugs, quinine andchloroquine analogues, artemisinin and its analogues

Affiliation:

Universidad Central de Venezuela. Facultad de Farmacia. Laboratorio de Sintesis Organica. Caracas 1051. Venezuela



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