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Peniherquamide C

Fumio Sugawara and co-workers from the Tokyo University of Science have reported in the Journal of Natural Products on the isolation of peniherquamide C, which had anti-hepatitis C virus activity (IC50 value of 5.1 μM).

JNP paper


Super-food Sunday: Garlic

Garlic is commonly associated with bad breath and for being bad to eat when in a romantic situation (or any other situation where you are in close proximity to others) for that exact reason. 286 more words


Antiviral sugar superballs

It’s not too common to encounter a compound as one above in a paper tagged ‘medicinal chemistry’. But the team of Spanish and French chemists seems… 275 more words

Organic Chemistry

Movie Review - Antiviral (2012)

Movie Review – Antiviral (2012)

For genre fans, the name Cronenberg is synonymous with body horror, tales where the body betrays the host through disease, deformity or ethical reasoning. 374 more words

Movie Review

Look what I found in the produce section at Target!

In a perfect world, I would buy nothing but organic, local produce and meats from farmers that I know and trust.  And while I actually do that whenever I can, this is not a perfect world… 509 more words

Hepatitis C infection – the coming revolution

Special Guest post from Dr Joshua Davis, Senior Staff Specialist Infectious Diseases:

We are on the cusp of a revolution in the way we treat Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) infection. 401 more words


How To Make Chaga Mushroom Tea - The Proper Way

Chaga mushroom is a fungal sclerotia that grows most commonly on Birch trees within the circumpolar region of the northern hemisphere. It has been used as a folk medicine for centuries, primarily as an immune booster, remedy for digestive and respiratory ailments and an overall vitality tonic. 2,150 more words