Arteether Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Arteether Properties


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Arteether is a fast acting blood schizonticide specifically indicated for the treatment of chloroquine-resistant Plasmodium falciparum malaria and cerebral malaria cases. Arteether is a semi-synthetic derivative of artemisinin, a natural product of the Chinese plant Artemisia annua. It is currently only used as a second line drug in severe cases of malaria.

Chemical Properties

CAS Number 109716-83-8,75887-54-6
InChI 1S/C17H28O5/c1-5-18-14-11(3)13-7-6-10(2)12-8-9-16(4)20-15(19-14)17(12,13)22-21-16/h10-15H,5-9H2,1-4H3/t10-,11-,12+,13+,14?,15-,16-,17-/m1/s1
Molar Mass 312.41 g/mol
Molecular Formula C17H28O5