Cinchona Essays

  • The Role Of European Imperialism In Africa

    433 Words  | 2 Pages

    During this time of imperialism there was a lot of technological development. Africa probably wouldn’t be where it was today if imperialism didn’t happen. Which is one of the plus sides to the country being taken over. “Method of getting quinine from cinchona tree bark (1820). Treatment for malaria.” Malaria impacted Africa so much to

  • African Imperialism DBQ

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    The Age of the new Imperialism began in the 1870s. Imperialism is when a nation dominates another country economically, politically, and economically. Economic , political , and social allowed forces to take over countries around the world. There were 7 different European countries with colonies in Africa. British,French ,German , Italian, Spanish, Portuguese and Belgian. Ethiopia and Liberia were independent nation. Humanitarians were the first to explore Africa's interior. Europeans were able to

  • Political Reasons For European Imperialism

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    The reason Europe imperialised is due to their crave for power and wealth. Europe imperialised Africa because they could mine for diamonds, gold, iron, silver, etc… Europe aswell imperialised to have power and control. Europe aswell though they were a superior race then the Africans, so they decided to enslave the Africans due to them being superior. Europe aswell used imperialism to explore other areas and such. Thoe Europe was imperialising africa so was Germany, Portugal, France, Britain, and

  • Tans-Atovaquone

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    Tans- atovaquone is widely used as an effective drug to treat uncomplicated malaria. But its cis-isomer is not a drug. In the present study, we report energy minimized binding pictures of trans-atovaquone and its cis- isomer from molecular docking studies of these drug molecules placed in Q0 site of cytochrome bc1(cytbc1) of yeast. The new feature of this computation is that structural parameters of the drug molecules have been obtained from their crystal structures. The energy minimized structure

  • Decker's Theory Of Caffeine

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    than 35 years later. Friedlieb Ferdinand Runge (1794-1867) A young German physician who first isolated caffeine from arabian mocha coffee beans. In addition, he also discovered quinine an alkaloid obtained from the bark of several species of the cinchona

  • Deforestation In The Amazon Rainforest

    832 Words  | 4 Pages

    in the world, with its massive vegetation count and unspeakably large biodiversity. The Amazon holds many importances and it’s best that the rainforest stays alive. Within the plants, two medicines can be found in the Amazon; Quinine, found on a Cinchona Tree. When the dried bark is consumed, it can kill parasites, calm spasms, and can even treat malaria. Novacaine, another medicine, can be found in the Amazon. Found in the coca plant, it can treat small pains like a local anaesthetic. The Amazon

  • The Most Important Causes Of European Imperialism In Africa

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    In the 1870's, Europe developed an interest in colonizing Africa. There were many factors that may have caused this, one of them were believing in Social Darwinism, which is the belief that different types of people also apply to Charles Darwin's theory of natural selection, another being the competition between owning land, which would mean more power, and the need for resources, which Africa had plenty of. European imperialism started in the 1870's, when Africa started being colonized by w. The

  • American Imperialism In Africa Dbq Analysis

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    Document C This document represents the many discoveries and inventions that helped Europeans take over Africa. The most important invention on this document is the discovery of quinine from cinchona tree bark. This is because, as the document says, this was used as a treatment for the disease malaria, which prevented much of the population from developing this deadly disease. Also, the document states that this discovery was made in 1820, near the beginning and middle of the war, and this therefore

  • Malaria Disease Analysis

    1603 Words  | 7 Pages

    Malaria is a very common disease affecting people all around the world. It has been a life threatening problem since 2700 BC. There are over 100 countries at risk for Malaria transmission, nearly half the world’s population, 3.3 billion. It is especially life threatening in Africa, where 20% of childhood deaths are due to malaria. Additionally, out of the 250 million cases each year, there are around one million deaths. Of these deaths, the majority are children under the age of five. Since Malaria