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Comparison Between in Vitro Effects of Aqueous Extract of Artemisia seiberi and Artemisinin on Leishmania major

Farzad Esavand Heydari 1 , Fatemeh Ghaffarifar 1 , * , Saied Soflaei 1 and Abdolhosein Dalimi 1
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1 Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, IR Iran
Article information
  • Jundishapur Journal of Natural Pharmaceutical Products: June 10, 2013, 8 (2); 70-75
  • Published Online: May 4, 2013
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: December 6, 2012
  • Revised: January 24, 2013
  • Accepted: January 30, 2013
  • DOI: 10.17795/jjnpp-9513

To Cite: Esavand Heydari F, Ghaffarifar F, Soflaei S, Dalimi A. Comparison Between in Vitro Effects of Aqueous Extract of Artemisia seiberi and Artemisinin on Leishmania major, Jundishapur J Nat Pharm Prod. 2013 ; 8(2):70-75. doi: 10.17795/jjnpp-9513.

Abstract
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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Materials and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
Acknowledgements
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