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(Science: pharmacology) drugs, including interferon, which stimulate cellular defenses against viruses, reducing cell dna synthesis and making cells more resistant to viral genes, enhancing cellular immune responses or suppressing their replication.

also refers to genetically engineered drugs that are designed to block viral replication.

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Re: Any ideas for vaccine development or anti-viral drugs???

... challenge when delivered prior to infection. Additionally, structure-activity relationship evaluations were conducted to assess enhancement of antiviral efficacy associated with PMO chemical modifications that included conjugation with peptides of variable length and composition, positioning ...

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by jonmoulton
Mon Sep 15, 2014 3:04 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Any ideas for vaccine development or anti-viral drugs???
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Re: About viral diseases...

maybe she is taking the word "anitbiotics" as if it includes antiviral drugs

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by david23
Sun Jul 29, 2012 10:35 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: About viral diseases...
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Vaccine for HIV

... virus that causes AIDS. Vaccine development is one of several strategies to reduce the worldwide harm from AIDS, with other approaches based upon antiviral treatments such as highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) and social approaches such as safe sex prevention and awareness campaigns.

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by suzidoc8
Mon Jul 23, 2012 2:47 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Vaccine for HIV
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HIV and where to know more about it

Hello! I'm interested in a HIV and problems with its treatment. As far as I know the biggest problem is that current antiviral drugs don’t kill the virus but just slow down virus spreading in the organism. The virus accumulates mutations so that its proteins become resistant to treatment. ...

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by Karbofos
Mon Sep 19, 2011 5:46 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: HIV and where to know more about it
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Views: 2178

Comprehensive Antimicrobial Susceptibility Database

The best and most simple online authoritative antimicrobial (antibiotics, antifungal, antiparasitic, antiviral and antitumor) guide in my opinion is: The Antimicrobial Index http://antibiotics.toku-e.com/ Most importantly it is regularly updated and it is freely ...

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by antibiotic
Sun Jan 23, 2011 7:01 am
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Comprehensive Antimicrobial Susceptibility Database
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