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Natural products active against African trypanosomes: a step towards new drugs

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Abstract

Covering: mid-1980s up to June 2003

This review covers compounds with activity on African trypanosomes (mainly Trypanosoma brucei subsp., T. congolense and T. vivax) isolated from natural sources and is organized according to the structure of the metabolites (alkaloids, phenolic derivatives, quinones, terpenes and other metabolites). The literature from the mid-1980s up to June 2003 is reviewed and 89 references are cited.

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The article was received on 09 Sep 2003 and first published on 05 May 2004


Article type: Review Article
DOI: 10.1039/B311021B
Nat. Prod. Rep., 2004,21, 353-364

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    Natural products active against African trypanosomes: a step towards new drugs

    S. Hoet, F. Opperdoes, R. Brun and J. Quetin-Leclercq, Nat. Prod. Rep., 2004, 21, 353
    DOI: 10.1039/B311021B

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