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Dihydroartemisinin is a drug used to treat malaria. Dihydroartemisinin is the active metabolite of all artemisinin compounds and is also available as a drug in itself. It is a semi-synthetic derivative of artemisinin and is widely used as an intermediate in the preparation of other artemisinin-derived antimalarial drugs. It is sold commercially in combination with piperaquine and has been shown to be equivalent to artemether/lumefantrine.   Wikipedia

  • SMILES: C[C@@H]1CC[C@H]2[C@@H](C)[C@@H](O)O[C@@H]3O[C@]4(C)CC[C@@H]1[C@@]23OO4
  • Mol. Mass: 284.35
  • ALogP: 2.19
  • ChEMBL Molecule:
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artenimol | gnf-pf-5634 | piperaquine tetraphosphate /artenimol


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