Planta Med 1991; 57: S53-S59
DOI: 10.1055/s-2006-960230
Progress in Phytotherapy

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Antiprotozoal Agents from Plant Sources

J. David Phillipson, Colin W. Wright
  • Department of Pharmacognosy, The School of Pharmacy University of London, 29-39 Brunswick Square, London WC1N 1AX, U.K.
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Publication Date:
05 January 2007 (online)


Protozoa are responsible for a number of serious tropical diseases including amoebiasis, leishmaniasis, malaria, and trypanosomiasis. New drugs are required for the treatment of these diseases and the potential of plants to produce new clinical agents is discussed.