Anti-Infective Agents in Medicinal Chemistry

(Formerly Current Medicinal Chemistry - Anti-Infective Agents)

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Sterols and Triterpenoids with Antiviral Activity

Author(s): T. Rezanka, L. Siristova, K. Sigler.

Abstract:

Terpenoid compounds of natural origin with antiviral activities, namely triterpenes and steroids, include compounds with potential future medical use as well as substances in different stages of clinical research and testing. These natural compounds have often been synthetically modified, the modification including both changes in the basic structure or mere substituent modifications.

Keywords: Sterols, Triterpenoids, Antiviral Activity, natural compounds

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Article Details

VOLUME: 8
ISSUE: 3
Year: 2009
Page: [193 - 210]
Pages: 18
DOI: 10.2174/187152109788680207
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