Metabolic engineering and regulation of the bosynthesis of artemisinin, the most potent anti-malaria compound, in Artemisia annua L.

07 Dec 2019
12 Mar 2019 | 2pm
CeLS Seminar Room 1

Metabolic engineering and regulation of the bosynthesis of artemisinin, the most potent anti-malaria compound, in Artemisia annua L.

Artemisinin, an endoperoxide-containing sesquiterpene lactone isolated from Artemisia annua L., is extensively used in treating malaria. The artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT) is recommended by World Health Organization (WHO) to combat the drug-resistant malaria…