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

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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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Submitted
09 Sep 2003
First published
05 May 2004

Nat. Prod. Rep., 2004,21, 353-364
Article type
Review Article

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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