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Natural substances found in food show promise in coronavirus drug development

All three compounds are already used as active substances in existing drugs, as the team headed by Christian Betzel from the University of Hamburg and Alke Meents from DESY reports in the journal┬áCommunications Biology. The comprehensive screening of a large library of natural substances was carried out at DESY’s X-ray source PETRA III, these three […]

A common Asthma medication, Montelukast Sodium Hydrate, exhibits antiviral efficacy against SARS-CoV-2 Infection

Montelukast sodium hydrate was suggested by the researchers as a lead chemical for the development of powerful inhibitors to aid in the battle against SARS-CoV-2 infection. The severe coronavirus disease-19 (COVID-19) pandemic’s etiological agent, SARS-CoV-2, is an enveloped positive-strand RNA virus that is a member of the coronavirus family, which is a wide group of […]

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