|Related Categories||AN-AZ, Approved Therapeutics/Drug Candidates, Bioactive Small Molecules, Cell Biology, Cell Signaling and Neuroscience,|
|optical activity||[α]/D +155 to +175°, c = 0.5 in methanol|
|color||off-white to light brown|
|solubility||DMSO: ≥20 mg/mL|
|storage temp.||room temp|
Artemether is a methyl ether derivative of artemisinin. It is used against multi-drug resistant strains of the malaria parasite, Plasmodium falciparum, and shows potential in treatment of schistosomiasis.1
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Selection of known Plasmodium falciparum resistance-mediating polymorphisms by artemether-lumefantrine and amodiaquine-sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine but not dihydroartemisinin-piperaquine in Burkina Faso. Somé, A.F., et al. Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 54, 1949-1954, (2010)
Neurotoxic effects of 25mg/kg/bodyweight of artemether on the histology of the trapezoid nuclei and behavioural functions in adult male Wistar rats. Akinlolu, A.A.; Shokunbi, M.T. Acta Histochem. 112, 193-198, (2010)
Effect of artemether, artesunate, OZ78, praziquantel, and tribendimidine alone or in combination chemotherapy on the tegument of Clonorchis sinensis. Keiser, J.; Vargas, M. Parasitol. Int., (2010)
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