Overview

  • Product name
    Artemisinin, Antimalarial compound
  • Description
    Antimalarial compound
  • Alternative names
    • Qinghaosu
  • Biological description
    Antimalarial compound. Forms highly alkylating free radicals and reactive oxygen species (ROS°) on interaction with iron. Additionally shows anticancer and antitumor properties. Active in vivo.
  • Purity
    > 99%
  • CAS Number
    63968-64-9
  • Chemical structure
    Chemical Structure

Properties

References

This product has been referenced in:
  • Crespo-Ortiz MP & Wei MQ Antitumor activity of artemisinin and its derivatives: from a well-known antimalarial agent to a potential anticancer drug. J Biomed Biotechnol 2012:247597 (2012). Read more (PubMed: 22174561) »
  • Balint GA Artemisinin and its derivatives: an important new class of antimalarial agents. Pharmacol Ther 90:261-5 (0). Read more (PubMed: 11578659) »
  • Singh NP & Lai HC Artemisinin induces apoptosis in human cancer cells. Anticancer Res 24:2277-80 (0). Read more (PubMed: 15330172) »

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