Antiviral diseases

August 22, 2017

Antiviral therapy for Neuroinvasive West Nile virus: Ivermectin (Brand name:Heartguard/Mectizan) increases the expression of RIPK3, promotes chemokines production, inhibits neuroinflammation, and restricts neuroinvasive West Nile virus production and pathogenesis in neurons via up regulation of its target gene, 22/August/2017, 9.55 pm

Introduction: What they say A study from the Department of Immunology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98109, USA; Center for Innate Immunity and Immune Disease, University of […]
August 10, 2017

Antiviral therapy for chikungunya (CHIKV) and Zika (ZIKV) viruses: Auranofin, a drug used in the treatment of Rheumatoid arthritis,  increases spermidine/spermine N1-acetyltransferase (SAT) expression, depletes spermidine and Spermine levels, and restricts Chikungunya and Zika viruses replication via up regulation of its target gene, 10/August/2017, 10.45 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 […]
August 9, 2017

 Antiviral therapy for HIV virus: Auranofin, a drug used in the treatment of Rheumatoid arthritis,  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, 9/August/2017, 11.46 pm

What we say: Dr L Boominathan PhD, Director-cum-chief Scientist of GBMD, reports that:  Antiviral therapy for HIV virus: Auranofin, a drug used in the treatment of Rheumatoid arthritis, […]
August 2, 2017

Natural product-derived antiviral therapy against Neuroinvasive West Nile virus: Artemisinin, isolated from Artemesia Annua L, increases the expression of RIPK3, promotes chemokines production, inhibits neuroinflammation, and restricts neuroinvasive West Nile virus production and pathogenesis in neurons via up regulation of its target gene, 2/August/2017, 9.36 pm

Introduction: What they say A study from the Department of Immunology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98109, USA; Center for Innate Immunity and Immune Disease, University of […]