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The Botanical Solution for Malaria

Artemisinin, a compound found in the leaves of the plant Artemisia annua, is the most effective drug for treatment of malaria. Production of a sufficient amount of artemisinin to meet world demand has been a major problem. This perspective describes a new genetic map of Artemisia annua, which identifies key loci. Knowledge gained from the reporting of this new map is expected to result in increased agricultural yield.

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Resource Type: Non-journal article, Photograph
Audience Level: High school upper division 11-12, Undergraduate lower division 13-14, Undergraduate upper division 15-16, Continuing education

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Authors and Editors: Peter Weina of Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Wilbur Milhous of College of Public Health, University of South Florida
Publisher: AAAS
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Copyright and other restrictions: Yes
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