CDRI licenses novel anti malarial compound to IPCA

September 2007
Chemical Business;Sep2007, Vol. 21 Issue 9, p81
Trade Publication
The article reports on a collaborative license agreement entered into by Central Drug Research Institute (CDRI) with Ipca Laboratories Ltd. for further development of its anti-malarial compound 99/411. The compound is a synthetic substitute for drugs based on Artemisinin, which is derived from the Artemisia annua plant. A synthetic substitute of artemisinin is said to allow cost effective management of P. falciparum malaria.


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