Storage TemperatureStore in a cool, dry place. Store in a tightly closed container.
Refractive index75 ° (C=0.5, MeOH)
Biological ActivityAntimalarial agent; interacts with heme to produce carbon-centred free radicals, causes protein alkylation and damages parasite microorganelles and membranes. Also selectively inhibits the P-type ATPase (PfATP6) of Plasmodium falciparum (K i ~ 150 nM). Di
StabilityStable. Combustible. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, acids, acid chlorides, acid anhydrides. May absorb, and react with, carbon dioxide from the air.
UsageActive antimalarial constituent of the tradional Chinese medicinal herb Artemisia annua L., Compositae, which has been known for almost 2000 years as Qinghao. Antimalarial