Iberzoo+ Propet 2022 (6th edition) The sixth edition of Iberzoo+Propet returned to total attendance after two years marked by the Covid-19 pandemic. The reunion of professionals from the pet sector ended with the participation of more than 16,900 professional participants from 43 different countries. (Iberzoo,2022) These statistics reveal the eagerness to generate new professional synergies,…
Artennua is an optimized version of Artemisia annua, a medicinal plant used for centuries in Chinese Medicine that is the only natural source of Artemisinin. Artemisinin is the molecule recommended by the WHO to treat malaria.
Artemisinin, its derivatives, and other secondary metabolites contained in the plant Artemisia annua, have the potential to treat a broad range of diseases and afflictions. However, Artemisia annua produces very low quantities of artemisinin and thus its global supply is limited.
As scientists and social entrepreneurs, we have used natural plant biopharming methods to improve some characteristics of the Artemisia annua plant meaning its therapeutic properties can now be exploited more extensively.