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China’s Nobel winning drug also made in UP

21 November 2015

LUCKNOW: The Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (CIMAP) in Lucknow had been working extensively on an anti-malaria drug, Artimisinin, for the past two-and-a-half decades. Last month, it was China that got the Nobel Prize for the drug invention.

A.K. Singh, ex-chief scientist and consultant (technology and business development), CIMAP, said that despite being awarded twice by the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) for its research and development work on an anti-malarial drug, Artimisinin, CIMAP missed the international recognition…

Source: http://www.asianage.com/india/china-s-nobel-winning-drug-also-made-886

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Written by csirindia

November 22, 2015 at 2:13 pm

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