- Guide to PHARMACOLOGY
Synonyms: DHA | dihydroartemisinin | GNF-Pf-5634
artenimol is an approved drug (EMA (2011) in combination with piperaquine)
Compound class: Natural product or derivative
Comment: Artenimol is the active metabolite of artemisinin and all artemisinin-derived antimalarial compounds.
We show one representation of artenimol here. As with other natural products, there are alternative chemical structures due to the complex stereochemistry.
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