Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Science (M.S.)


Graduate School

First Advisor

Richard Dodge

Second Advisor

Donald Wedegaertner

First Committee Member

Charles Matuszak

Second Committee Member

Donald Wedegaertner

Third Committee Member

Richard Dodge


Prom the dawn of history man has searched among the natural products of his environment for substances to com- bat his ills. The most widespread of these ills, malaria, today afflicts some 300 million people each year (1). The causative parasite, a protoza, in a somber of the Plasmodium genus and is transmitted through the saliva of the female Anopheles mosquito.





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