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- Dahal, Bibha, et al. Show all 11 Authors
- International journal of antimicrobial agents 2019 v.54 no.1 pp. 80-84
- Zika virus; antiviral agents; apoptosis; caspase-3; genotype; glucose; glucose transporters; median effective concentration; phosphorylation; Puerto Rico
- ... Zika virus (ZIKV) is a re-emerging Flavivirus that has been linked to microcephaly and other neurological pathologies. In this study, phloretin, a glucose transporter inhibitor naturally derived from plants, was used to investigate the glucose dependence of ZIKV replication in host cells. The results showed that phloretin significantly decreased infectious titres of two ZIKV strains, namely MR766 ...