Nobel Prize for artemisinin research: Indian side of the story

December 2015
Current Science (00113891);12/25/2015, Vol. 109 Issue 12, p2172
Academic Journal
The article discusses the contributions of Indian researchers in artemisinin research in light of the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine 2015 awarded to chemist Youyou Tu. Topics covered include the success of Artemisia annua extracts and artemisinin in treating malaria, and the work by the Council of Scientific & Industrial Research-Central Drug Research Institute (CSIR-CDRI) and CSIR-Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (CIMAP) on artemisinin processing.


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