The Resource Magic bullets to conquer malaria : from quinine to qinghaosu, Irwin W. Sherman

Magic bullets to conquer malaria : from quinine to qinghaosu, Irwin W. Sherman

Label
Magic bullets to conquer malaria : from quinine to qinghaosu
Title
Magic bullets to conquer malaria
Title remainder
from quinine to qinghaosu
Statement of responsibility
Irwin W. Sherman
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
After more than four decades of working on the frontlines in the war against malaria, author Irwin Sherman is uniquely qualified to present this chronicle of the search for medicines to conquer malaria. The book reviews the history of antimalarial medicines and it also explains the hurdles that lie ahead in the discovery and development of effective treatments and control strategies. It provides new perspectives on the process of drug discovery and challenges of overcoming drug resistance
Cataloging source
CDX
Dewey number
362.196/9362
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RC159.A5
LC item number
S54 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Magic bullets to conquer malaria : from quinine to qinghaosu, Irwin W. Sherman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 257-276) and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
From breathing bad air to biting beasts -- Myth to medicine : quinine -- Synthetic dyes to drugs : atabrine and chloroquine -- Antimicrobials to antimalarials : prontosil, pyrimethamine, proguanil, and atovaquone -- To destroy liver stages : primaquine and tafenoquine -- Quinine to mefloquine -- Reversal of fortune -- Sweet wormwood of success : qinghaosu -- Antibiotics and the apicoplast -- A possible dream : control by blocking transmission -- The dream of eradication -- A reasonable dream
Control code
ocn710888834
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 298 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781555816889
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
9786613034472
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
303447
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b35888295
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)710888834
  • pebcs1555816886

Library Locations

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