Phytol, a diterpene alcohol from chlorophyll, as a drug against neglected tropical disease Schistosomiasis Mansoni

Phytol, a diterpene alcohol from chlorophyll, as a drug against neglected tropical disease Schistosomiasis Mansoni

Josué de Moraes, Rosimeire N. de Oliveira, Jéssica P. Costa, Antonio L. G. Junior, Damião P. de Sousa, Rivelilson M. Freitas, Silmara M. Allegretti, Pedro L. S. Pinto

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Background:Schistosomiasis is a major endemic disease that affects hundreds of millions worldwide. Since the treatment and control of this parasitic disease rely on a single drug, praziquantel, it is imperative that new effective drugs are developed. Here, we report that phytol, a diterpene alcohol...

FUNDAÇÃO DE AMPARO À PESQUISA DO ESTADO DO PIAUÍ - FAPEPI

CONSELHO NACIONAL DE DESENVOLVIMENTO CIENTÍFICO E TECNOLÓGICO - CNPQ

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Phytol, a diterpene alcohol from chlorophyll, as a drug against neglected tropical disease Schistosomiasis Mansoni

Josué de Moraes, Rosimeire N. de Oliveira, Jéssica P. Costa, Antonio L. G. Junior, Damião P. de Sousa, Rivelilson M. Freitas, Silmara M. Allegretti, Pedro L. S. Pinto


										

Phytol, a diterpene alcohol from chlorophyll, as a drug against neglected tropical disease Schistosomiasis Mansoni

Josué de Moraes, Rosimeire N. de Oliveira, Jéssica P. Costa, Antonio L. G. Junior, Damião P. de Sousa, Rivelilson M. Freitas, Silmara M. Allegretti, Pedro L. S. Pinto

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    PLoS neglected tropical diseases

    Vol. 8, no. 1 (Jan., 2014), n. art. e2617