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Journal of Parasitology Research
Volume 2013, Article ID 356107, 7 pages
Research Article

The Curative and Prophylactic Effects of Xylopic Acid on Plasmodium berghei Infection in Mice

1Department of Biomedical and Forensic Sciences, University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast, Ghana
2Department of Optometry, School of Physical Sciences, University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast, Ghana
3Department of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Sciences, University of Dschang, P.O. Box 067, Dschang, Cameroon
4Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Health Sciences, KNUST, Kumasi, Ghana

Received 2 March 2013; Revised 29 May 2013; Accepted 14 June 2013

Academic Editor: Wej Choochote

Copyright © 2013 J. N. Boampong et al. 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.

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