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What does ICBG stand for?

ICBG stands for International Cooperative Biodiversity Groups

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Joshua Rosenthal, a program officer for the NIH International Cooperative Biodiversity Groups (ICBG), notes that traditionally used compounds have yielded new antimalarial drugs (for example, artemisinin is derived from the herb Artemisia annua, also known as sweet Annie or qing hao and long used in Chinese medicine to combat fevers), painkillers (a potent alkaloid from the skin of the frog Epipedobates tricolor--used to make poison darts for immobilizing small animals--is being tested at Abbot Laboratories), and antidiarrheal medicines (such as Normal Stool Formula from Shaman Pharmaceuticals, which uses the sap of the Amazonian rain forest tree Croton lechleri).