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Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 247597, 18 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/247597
Review Article

Antitumor Activity of Artemisinin and Its Derivatives: From a Well-Known Antimalarial Agent to a Potential Anticancer Drug

1Department of Biomedical Science, Faculty of Basic and Health Science, Santiago de Cali University, Pampalinda Campus, Cali, Colombia
2Division of Molecular and Gene Therapies, Griffith Health Institute and School of Medical Science, Griffith University, Gold Coast Campus, Southport, QLD 4222, Australia

Received 1 August 2011; Accepted 29 August 2011

Academic Editor: Masa-Aki Shibata

Copyright © 2012 Maria P. Crespo-Ortiz and Ming Q. Wei. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

How to Cite this Article

Maria P. Crespo-Ortiz and Ming Q. Wei, “Antitumor Activity of Artemisinin and Its Derivatives: From a Well-Known Antimalarial Agent to a Potential Anticancer Drug,” Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology, vol. 2012, Article ID 247597, 18 pages, 2012. doi:10.1155/2012/247597