Jungui Dai and co-workers from Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences have reported in Organic Letters on the isolation of pericoannosin A.
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The deadly Lassa virus, a relative of Ebola virus, has just been revealed to have ancient roots and to have changed over time. An International team working in the United States and West Africa has been researching the deadly virus and hopes their findings will contribute to new ways to combat it.
The name “yerba mansa” comes from the Spanish colonizers of the southwestern United States and means “herb of the Mansos.” In the 16th and 17th centuries, the nomadic Manso Indians lived along the Rio Grande in New Mexico. 581 more words
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A well-known class of molecules, many of which are already in use therapeutically, may be able to block the Ebola virus’s entry into cells and halt the disease in its tracks, according to researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago.