Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/34983
Title: USE OF ARTEMISININ DERIVATIVES FOR THE TREATMENT OF ASTHMA AND CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE (COPD)
Authors: WONG, WAI SHIU FRED 
Issue Date: 19-Jan-2012
Source: WONG, WAI SHIU FRED (2012-01-19). USE OF ARTEMISININ DERIVATIVES FOR THE TREATMENT OF ASTHMA AND CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE (COPD). ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
Abstract: Artesunate is a derivative of artemisinin isolated from a Chinese herb Artemisia annua L. It is used clinically for the treatment of malaria. We investigated potential anti-inflammatory actions of artemisinin derivatives. artemisinin derivatives significantly inhibited OVA-induced signs, symptoms and parameter of airway disorders Taken together, our results clearly demonstrate anti-inflammatory effects of artemisinin derivatives. Artemisinin derivatives can be used to complement or to replace oral steroids during asthma exacerbation treatment. Further artemisinin derivatives can be used as an anti-inflammatory agent for controlling airway disorders. ##STR00001##
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/34983
Appears in Collections:Staff Publications

Show full item record
Files in This Item:
File Description SizeFormatAccess SettingsVersion 
US20120015922A1.pdf556.54 kBAdobe PDF

OPEN

PublishedView/Download

Page view(s)

177
checked on Dec 15, 2017

Download(s)

148
checked on Dec 15, 2017

Google ScholarTM

Check


Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.