Chapter 14. Mode of Action of Antimalarial Drugs

  1. David Evered and
  2. Julie Whelan
  1. Coy D. Fitch

Published Online: 27 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470715444.ch14

Ciba Foundation Symposium 94 - Malaria and the Red Cell

Ciba Foundation Symposium 94 - Malaria and the Red Cell

How to Cite

Fitch, C. D. (1983) Mode of Action of Antimalarial Drugs, in Ciba Foundation Symposium 94 - Malaria and the Red Cell (eds D. Evered and J. Whelan), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470715444.ch14

Author Information

  1. Department of Internal Medicine, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, 1402 South Grand Boulevard, Saint Louis, MO 63104, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1983

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780272796580

Online ISBN: 9780470715444

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Keywords:

  • antimalarial drugs;
  • quinine;
  • haemoglobin;
  • chloroquine;
  • chemotherapeutic action

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Identification of FP As a Chloroquine Receptor

  • Toxicity of FP And The Chloroquine-FP Complex

  • Mode of Action of Chloroquine as an Antimalarial Drug (Hypothesis)

  • Mechanisms of Chloroquine Resistance (Hypotheses)

  • Possible Role of FP in Heinz Body Haemolytic Anaemias

  • Acknowledgements

  • References

  • Discussion

  • References