Promising Antiviral Compounds Discovered

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Scientists sifted through thousands of potentially efficacy compounds and managed to identify two promising candidates for the development of drugs against human adenovirus, a cause of ailments ranging from colds to gastrointestinal disorders to pink eye

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Brookhaven National Laboratory have identified two promising candidates for the development of drugs against human adenovirus, a cause of ailments ranging from colds to gastrointestinal disorders to pink eye. A paper published in FEBS Letters, a journal of the Federation of European Biochemical Societies, describes how the researchers sifted through thousands of compounds to determine which might block the effects of a key viral enzyme they had previously studied in atomic-level detail.

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2013/07/promising-antiviral-compounds-discovered?et_cid=3348636&et_rid=523035093&type=cta

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