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Discovery of Artemisinin (Qinghaosu)
Institute of Chinese Materia Medica, China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences, Beijing, 100700, China
Received: 9 December 2009; Accepted: 18 December 2009 / Published: 21 December 2009
Abstract: Artemisinin (Qinghaosu), a new antimalarial drug, was discovered in China in the early 1970s. The discovery of artemisinin is attributed to You-You Tu, at that time a middle-aged phytochemist working in the Institute of Chinese Materia Medica, China Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine. The following paragraph provides a brief summary of her discovery. [...]
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Liao, F. Discovery of Artemisinin (Qinghaosu). Molecules 2009, 14, 5362-5366.
Liao F. Discovery of Artemisinin (Qinghaosu). Molecules. 2009; 14(12):5362-5366.
Liao, Fulong. 2009. "Discovery of Artemisinin (Qinghaosu)." Molecules 14, no. 12: 5362-5366.