361593 Sigma



Synonym: Arteannuin, Qinghaosu


Related Categories Antibiotics, Antiviral, Biochemicals and Reagents, Cell Biology, Nutrition Research,
assay   98%
optical activity   [α]20/D +76°, c = 0.5 in methanol
mp   156-157 °C(lit.)


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100 mg in glass bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Artemisinin (Qinghaosu), a sesquiterpene lactone, is a highly active anti-malarial (falciparum malaria) drug. Artemisinin is also an anthelmintic (parasitic worm) effective against the blood fluke, schistosomiasis.

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Tandem Mass Spectrometry data independently generated by Scripps Center for Metabolomics is available to view or download in PDF. 361593.pdf Tested metabolites are featured on Scripps Center for Metabolomics METLIN Metabolite Database. To learn more, visit sigma.com/metlin.

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