A review of antimalarial plants used in traditional medicine in communities in Portuguese-speaking countries: Brazil, Mozambique, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, São Tomé and Príncipe and Angola.
- Autores: Amaral AC, Canto-Cavalheiro MM, de Moura DF, Do Rosário VE, Figueiredo P, Lopes D, Machado M, Neto Z, Ramos Ade S, Silva JR
- Ano de Publicação: 2011
- Journal: Memorias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz
- Link: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=A+review+of+antimalarial+plants+used+in+traditional+medicine+in+communities+in+Portuguese-Speaking+countries%3A+Brazil%2C+Mozambique%2C+Cape+Verde%2C+Guinea-Bissau%2C+Sao+Tome+and+Principe+and+Angola
The isolation of bioactive compounds from medicinal plants, based on traditional use or ethnomedical data, is a highly promising potential approach for identifying new and effective antimalarial drug candidates.