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Novel Compound To Halt Virus Replication Identified By Researchers

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A team of scientists from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have identified a novel compound that inhibits viruses from replicating. The findings, which are published online in the Journal of Virology, could lead to the development of highly targeted compounds to block the replication of poxviruses, such as the emerging infectious disease Monkeypox.

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Journal of Virology - "Identification of a pyridopyrimidinone inhibitor of orthopoxviruses from a diversity-oriented synthesis library" (http://jvi.asm.org/content/early/2011/12/21/JVI.05416-11.abstract?sid=53105cc5-d90b-42d8-891d-392e625e22d7)
 
 

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