Accession Number:

ADA123081

Title:

Inhibition of RNA Viruses In Vitro and in Rift Valley Fever-Infected Mice by Didemnins A and B

Descriptive Note:

Journal article

Corporate Author:

ARMY MEDICAL RESEARCH INST OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES FORT DETRICK MD

Report Date:

1982-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

2.0

Abstract:

Didemnins, a new class of depsipeptides isolated from a Caribbean tunicate, have been shown to have potent antiviral activity against a broad range of RNA viruses in virto. Didemnins A and B both protected mice against a lethal challenge of Rift Valley fever virus.

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research
  • Pharmacology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE