Biology Homework 1 - Article 1 Nobel Medicine Prize Won for Drugs from Natural Sources 1 Science is a global endeavor because if we didnt have

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Article 1: Nobel Medicine Prize Won for Drugs from Natural Sources 1) Science is a global endeavor because if we didn’t have science we wouldn’t be where we are today or have the things we have today to survive. s 2) Onchocerca Volvulus is transmitted by the bite of black flies. Other diseases such as river blindness, Elephantiasis, and lymphatic filariasis are also linked to Onchocerca Volvulus. They were able to eradicate the disease by discovering that in traditional Chinese herbal recipes there’s a compound called sweet wormwood plant that is able to fight Plasmodium. 3) The top drug choice there is to fight Plasmodium falciparum is Artemisinin. Malaria is linked to Plasmodium falciparum. Article 2: Malaria Molecule Makes Blood Extra-Alluring to Mosquitoes 1) The molecule that is released by humans that helps mosquitoes find their food source is HMBPP. 2) They discovered that red blood cells will release more carbon dioxide with

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