Journal of Virology & Antiviral ResearchISSN: 2324-8955

Review Article, J Virol Antivir Res Vol: 2 Issue: 2

Plant Derived Antivirals: A Potential Source of Drug Development

Mishra KP*, Navita Sharma, Drishya Diwaker, Lilly Ganju and Singh SB
Immunomodulation Laboratory, Defence Institute of Physiology and Allied Sciences (DIPAS), Delhi-110054, India
Corresponding author : Dr. Mishra KP
Scientist-D, Immunomodulation Laboratory, Defence Institute of Physiology & Allied Sciences, Lucknow Road, Timarpur, Delhi – 110054, India
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E-mail: [email protected]
Received: May 28, 2013 Accepted: June 26, 2013 Published: June 28, 2013
Citation: Mishra KP, Sharma N, Diwaker D, Ganju L, Singh SB, et al. (2013) Plant Derived Antivirals: A Potential Source of Drug Development. J Virol Antivir Res 2:2. doi:10.4172/2324-8955.1000109

Abstract

Plant Derived Antivirals:A Potential Source of Drug Development

Plants have been the traditional source of active substances for most therapies. Plant derived natural compounds have received increasing attention for their antiviral potential. Typical example is constituents of Sarracenia purpurea which is found active particularly against Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV).

Keywords: Hepatitis C virus; Phytotherapeutics; Pathogens

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