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Artemisinins in the clinical and veterinary management of kinetoplastid infections

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The invention relates to the treatment of kintoplastid infections by administering a pharmaceutical composition containing an extract from the plant Artemisia annua. The invention also relates to isolated, semi-synthetic and synthetic artemisinins that show improved efficacy in treating kinetoplastid infections. This invention also relates to a method of treating kintoplastid infections with artelinic acid and artemisinins and where Artelinic acid is administered orally.

Inventors: 
Kubata, Bruno K.; Martin, Samuel K.; Milhous, Wilbur K.
Patent Number: 
Technical domain: 
Biotechnology and Healthcare
FIle Date: 
2009-07-16
Grant Date: 
2014-05-06
Grant time: 
1,755 days
Grant time percentile rank: 
32
Claim count percentile rank: 
4
Citations percentile rank: 
1
'Cited by' percentile rank: 
1
Assignee: 
US ARMY