Antiviral diseases

May 30, 2019

Canavanine as a broad-spectrum anti-infective agent:   Canavanine, one of the main components of Dioclea Megacarpa and legumes,  inhibits Hepatitis-B/C, Dengue, Zika, Ebola, HIV-1, Mtb, Malaria, CMV, Influenza H1NI1,  respiratory syncytial,  Sindbis, and SFV viruses by increasing the Levels of the Antiviral Proteins IFITM3, & Interferon-stimulated gene 15, 30/May/2019,  5.29 am

Introduction: What they say: A study from the Ragon Institute of Massachusetts General Hospital, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Harvard Medical School, Charlestown, MA 02129, USA […]
May 18, 2019

Essential oil-derived compound functions as an anti-HIV agent: Carvacrol increases Heme oxygenase 2 (HO-2) expression, blocks N-myristoylation of HIV-1 Gag protein, disrupts HIV-1 budding, and restricts HIV-1 production via up regulation of its target gene, 18/May/2017, 11.46 pm

What we say: Dr L Boominathan PhD, Director-cum-chief Scientist of GBMD, reports that: Essential oil-derived compound functions as an anti-HIV agent: Carvacrol increases Heme oxygenase 2 (HO-2) expression, […]
May 18, 2019

Natural product-based antiviral therapy for chikungunya (CHIKV) and Zika (ZIKV) viruses: Carvacrol increases spermidine/spermine N1-acetyltransferase (SAT) expression, depletes spermidine and Spermine levels, and restricts Chikungunya and Zika viruses replication via upregulation of its target gene, 18/May/2019, 11.36 pm

Introduction: What they say A study from the Viral Populations and Pathogenesis Unit, Institut Pasteur, CNRS UMR 3569, 25–28 rue du Dr. Roux, 75724 Paris Cedex […]
April 13, 2019

Oats-derived compound functions as an anti-HIV agent: A pharmaceutical mixture encompassing Avenanthramide-A  increases Heme oxygenase 2 (HO-2) expression, blocks N-myristoylation of HIV-1 Gag protein, disrupts HIV-1 budding, and restricts HIV-1 production, via upregulation of its target gene, 13/April/2019, 11.56 pm

What we say: Dr L Boominathan PhD, Director-cum-chief Scientist of GBMD, reports that:  Oats-derived compound functions as an anti-HIV agent: A pharmaceutical mixture encompassing Avenanthramide-A  increases Heme oxygenase 2 […]