Published in Drug Week, February 13th, 2004
According to a study from South Korea, "Artemisinin, a sesquiterpene lactone endoperoxide that exists in several medicinal plants, is a well-known antimalarial agent."
S.H. Kim and coauthors at Chonnam National University "investigated the effect of artemisinin on cellular differentiation in the human promyelocytic leukemia HL-60 cell culture system."
"Artemisinin markedly increased the degree of HL-60 leukemia cell differentiation when simultaneously combined with low doses of 1alpha,25-dihydoxyvitamin D3 ...
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