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- Upadhyay, Atul; Chompoo, Jamnian; Kishimoto, Wataru; Makise, Tadahirio; Tawata, Shinkichi
- Journal of agricultural and food chemistry 2011 v.59 no.7 pp. 2857–2862
- Alpinia zerumbet, etc ; Human immunodeficiency virus 1; acquired immunodeficiency syndrome; bioactive properties; disease resistance; drugs; economics; enzyme inhibition; humans; influenza; inhibitory concentration 50; leaves; rhizomes; sialidase; Ryukyu Archipelago; Show all 15 Subjects
- ... AIDS and influenza are viral pandemics and remain one of the leading causes of human deaths worldwide. The increasing resistance of these diseases to synthetic drugs demands the search for novel compounds from plant-based sources. In this regard, the leaves and rhizomes of Alpinia zerumbet, a traditionally important economic plant in Okinawa, were investigated for activity against HIV-1 integrase ...