Scientists have discovered a class of chemicals to algae that they say could be a new weapon in the fight against malaria.
Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have discovered.That certain chemicals in the plant used to combat fungal diseases have features of malaria in humans.
If the results are confirmed, hopefully, will give physicians an important new drugs to treat the disease.Which kills over a million people around the world every year.
According to the Daily Mail. Malaria is caused by the parasite Plasmodium falciparum is spread by mosquitoes. The parasite has developed resistance to many antimalarial drugs.
But according to researchers from the class consisting of algae, bromophycolides call could be the answer to the looming crisis. Study author Dr. Julia Kubanek, said: “These molecules are promising avenues for the treatment of malaria.
” There are only a few left that are effective drugs against malaria in all regions of the world, so we hope that these molecules continue to promise that we develop as a leading pharmaceutical company.”The chemical has been tested in a laboratory in the fight against malaria and the next step try it in a mouse with the disease.
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