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CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Antiprotozoal agent: Antimalarial

Chemical Names


6α,8α-dihydroxy-3-oxoeudesma-1,4-dien-12-oic acid 12,6-lactone


Naphto(1,2-b)furan-2,8(3H,4H)-dione, 3a,5,5a,9b-tetrahydro-4-hydroxy-3,5a,9-trimetyl-, (3S-(3α,3aα,4α,5aβ,9bβ))-

Foreign Name

  • Artemisin (German)

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