Author(s): Faizal Hermanto, Anas Subarnas, Afifah B. Sutjiatmo, Afiat Berbudi


DOI: 10.52711/0974-360X.2022.00075   

Address: Faizal Hermanto1,2*, Anas Subarnas1, Afifah B. Sutjiatmo2, Afiat Berbudi3
1Department of Pharmacology and Clinical Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Universitas Padjadjaran, West Java, Indonesia 45363.
2Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Faculty of Pharmacy, Universitas Jenderal Achmad Yani, West Java, Indonesia 40531.
3Department of Biomedical Sciences, Parasitology Division, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Padjadjaran, West Java, Indonesia 45363.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 15,      Issue - 1,     Year - 2022

Apigenin is a natural compound that is present in a number of plants such as celery, parsley, grapes, chamomile, onions, maize, tea, sugar, and sprouts belonging to the flavone subclass of flavonoid. Like vitamins, anti-inflammatory medications, vasodilators, anticoagulation, antidiabetes, anticancer, antimalarial drugs, apigenin has many pharmacological functions. The main therapeutic agent for malarial disease is apigenin, based on in vitro, in vivo, and silico research. The purpose of the review is to describe the mechanism of apigenin as an antimalarial agent. Apigenin has antimalarial mechanisms that are confirmed to induce ABCC1 transporters, inhibit protein kinase (Pf RIO-2 kinase) (right open reading frame-2 protein kinase), and act as an antioxidant.

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Faizal Hermanto, Anas Subarnas, Afifah B. Sutjiatmo, Afiat Berbudi. Apigenin: Review of Mechanisms of Action as Antimalarial. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology. 2022; 15(1):458-6. doi: 10.52711/0974-360X.2022.00075

Faizal Hermanto, Anas Subarnas, Afifah B. Sutjiatmo, Afiat Berbudi. Apigenin: Review of Mechanisms of Action as Antimalarial. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology. 2022; 15(1):458-6. doi: 10.52711/0974-360X.2022.00075   Available on:

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