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Title:
PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITION FOR PREVENTING OR TREATING MALARIA, CONTAINING FUCOIDAN AS ACTIVE INGREDIENT
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2021/060862
Kind Code:
A1
Abstract:
The present invention relates to a composition containing fucoidan as an active ingredient and, more specifically, to: a pharmaceutical composition for preventing or treating malaria, containing fucoidan as an active ingredient; and a dietary supplement composition for preventing or alleviating malaria, containing fucoidan as an active ingredient. The composition containing fucoidan as an active ingredient, according to the present invention, is a natural substance derived from brown algae, and prevents Plasmodium from invading, through adsorption, red blood cells without side effects, thereby being capable of overcoming chloroquine resistance and low sensitivity, and if mixed in a predetermined ratio with chloroquine, which is a conventional treatment agent, the effect thereof further increases, and thus the present invention can be effectively used as a novel agent for treating malaria.

Inventors:
PARK HWANG YOUNGJA (KR)
LIM CHAE SEUNG (KR)
NA JINHYUK (KR)
Application Number:
PCT/KR2020/012940
Publication Date:
April 01, 2021
Filing Date:
September 24, 2020
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Assignee:
UNIV KOREA RES & BUSINESS FOUNDATION SEJONG CAMPUS (KR)
UNIV KOREA RES & BUS FOUND (KR)
International Classes:
A61K31/737; A23L33/125; A61K31/4706; A61P33/06
Foreign References:
US20050171063A12005-08-04
US20050090480A12005-04-28
US20140322240A12014-10-30
JP2017512498A2017-05-25
Other References:
CHEN, Jun-Hu et al. Growth-inhibitory effect of a fucoidan from brown seaweed Undaria pinnatifida on Plasmodium parasites. Parasitology Research. 2009, vol. 104, pp. 245-250. See abstract and pages 247-249. X 1,7 Y 2-6,8-12
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
JUNG, Eun Youl et al. (KR)
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