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(Science: botany) a genus of plants including the plants called mugwort, southernwood, and wormwood. Of these a. Absinthium, or common wormwood, is well known, and a. Tridentata is the sage brush of the rocky mountain region.

Origin: L. Artemisia, gr.

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... for deseases since Antiquity. I can not remember it's name because i could never pronounce it :D Remedy is call Artemisin, and is extracted from Artemisia annua . Alittle more about that here http://mosquito.who.int/ . But I was lazy to do more research, so it's really not a lot :) ...

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by canalon
Thu Aug 25, 2005 12:49 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: I'm new to botany
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... plants are you working with and how did you extract them? We have been testing out various extraction procedures for getting DNA out of Hemp and Artemisia. At least one method gave good looking Artemisia DNA but it was impossible to PCR from it.

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by DevGrp
Thu Apr 28, 2005 11:20 am
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: contamination
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