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Artemisia annua: Quiz


Question 1: This pharmacopeia contained recipes for a tea from dried leaves, prescribed for fevers (not specifically ________).
MalariaAIDSBabesiosisPlasmodium falciparum

Question 2: In 1971, scientists demonstrated that the plant extracts had antimalarial activity in primate models, and in 1972 the active ingredient, ________ (formerly referred to as arteannuin), was isolated and its chemical structure described.

Question 3: [citation needed] Malaria is caused by the ________, Plasmodium falciparum, which largely resides in red blood cells and itself contains iron-rich heme-groups (in the from of hemozoin).

Question 4: It has fern-like leaves, bright yellow flowers, and a ________-like scent.
Nitric acidMentholCamphorUrea

Question 5: In modern-day central ________, specifically Hubei Province, the stems of this wormwood are used as food in a salad-like form.
Province (China)Time in ChinaReligion in ChinaChina

Question 6: It is a ________ plant with chromosome number, 2n=18.
PloidyKaryotypeChromosomal translocationPolyploidy

Question 7: Artemisia annua, also known as Sweet Wormwood, Sweet Annie, Sweet Sagewort or Annual Wormwood (Chinese: 青蒿________: qīnghāo), is a common type of wormwood that is native to temperate Asia, but naturalized throughout the world.
PinyinISO/IEC 646ISO/IEC 8859-8ISO/IEC 8859-3

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