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Publication type: Journal Article
Document type: Full Paper

Year: 2015

Author(s): Glatthaar-Saalmüller, B; Fal, AM; Schönknecht, K; Conrad, F; Sievers, H; Saalmüller, A

Title: Antiviral activity of an aqueous extract derived from Aloe arborescens Mill. against a broad panel of viruses causing infections of the upper respiratory tract.

Source: Phytomedicine. 2015; 22(10):911-920

Authors Vetmeduni Vienna:

Glatthaar-Saalmüller Bernadette
Saalmüller Armin

Vetmed Research Units
Institute of Immunology

A number of antiviral therapies have evolved that may be effectively administered to treat respiratory viral diseases. But these therapies are very often of limited efficacy or have severe side effects. Therefore there is great interest in developing new efficacious and safe antiviral compounds e.g. based on the identification of compounds of herbal origin.

Keywords Pubmed: Adenoviridae/drug effects
Antiviral Agents/pharmacology*
Ascorbic Acid/pharmacology*
Drug Combinations
Enterovirus/drug effects
HeLa Cells
Influenza A Virus, H1N1 Subtype/drug effects
Influenza A Virus, H3N2 Subtype/drug effects
Influenza B virus/drug effects
Madin Darby Canine Kidney Cells
Plant Extracts/pharmacology*
Plants, Medicinal/chemistry
Respiratory Tract Infections/drug therapy
Rhinovirus/drug effects
Viral Plaque Assay

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