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Product overview

  • Name
  • Short description
    Semi-synthetic, water soluble Artemisinin derivative
  • Biological description
    Semi-synthetic, water soluble Artemisinin derivative. Inhibits vascular endothelial proliferation (IC50 = 25 µM) and activates p38 MAPK. Displays antimalarial, antiangiogenic, antiviral and anticancer properties.
  • Alternative names
  • Biological action
  • Purity
  • Citations


  • Molecular Weight
  • Chemical structure
    Artesunate  [88495-63-0]
  • Molecular Formula
  • CAS Number

Storing and Using Your Product

  • Solubility overview
    soluble in DMSO (25mg/ml) or ethanol (25mg/ml)
  • Important
    This product is for RESEARCH USE ONLY and is not intended for therapeutic or diagnostic use. Not for human or veterinary use.

References for Artesunate

  • Safety and efficacy field study of artesunate for dogs with non-resectable tumours.

    Rutteman GR et al (2013) Anticancer Res 33(5) : 1819-27.
    PubMedID: 23645726
  • The artemisinin derivative artesunate inhibits corneal neovascularization by inducing ROS-dependent apoptosis in vascular endothelial cells.

    Cheng R et al (2013) Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 54(5) : 3400-9.
    PubMedID: 23611999
  • The antiviral activities of artemisinin and artesunate.

    Efferth T et al (2008) Clin Infect Dis 47(6) : 804-11.
    PubMedID: 18699744
  • Supergenomic network compression and the discovery of EXP1 as a glutathione transferase inhibited by artesunate.

    Lisewski AM et al (2014) Cell 158(4) : 916-28.
    PubMedID: 25126794
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