Antiviral activities of Aporosa lindleyana Baill

By R. Venkataraman, S. Gopalakrishnan and S. P. Thyagarajan


Abstract

The antiviral activities such as in vitro HBsAg binding, HBV-DNA polymerase inhibition, RT (non-isotopic) inhibition, HSV inhibition were studied for the ethanolic extract of the root of Aporosa lindleyana Baill. It was found to possess potent in vitro HBsAg binding activity. The minimum inhibitory concentration (MIC) was also determined.

 

Key Words : Aporosa lindleyana Baill, HBsAg, HSV inhibition.

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