In VitroSusceptibility of Leishmania infantum to Artemisinin Derivatives and Selected Trioxolanes

Sofia Cortes, Andreia Albuquerque, Lília I. L. Cabral, Liliana Lopes, Lenea Campino, Maria L. S. Cristiano
  • Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, May 2015, ASM Journals
  • DOI: 10.1128/aac.00298-15

Susceptibility of Leishmania to peroxides

What is it about?

Leishmaniasis is neglected tropical disease but with a huge impact on affected populations. Current drugs are aggressive with side effects and some with increasing parasites resistance. We have shown with preliminary studies the potential of a group of compounds- peroxides- that could be considered for anti-leishmanial chemotherapy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/aac.00298-15

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