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Chemical diversity targets malaria

A molecule selected from a library of compounds that have structures similar to natural products targets several stages of the malarial parasite's life cycle, offering single-dose treatment of the disease in mouse models. See Article p.344

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Figure 1: A compound that targets all parasite stages of malarial infection.

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