Christian Rien

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After successful invasion of susceptible hosts, systemic distribution of coxsackievirus B3 (CVB3) most likely requires interactions with the endothelial system. Thereby, infection of endothelial cells occurs directly or viruses and/or virus-infected leukocytes migrate through the endothelial barrier. Many of these processes have not been studied so far. In(More)
The administration of drugs to inhibit metabolic pathways not only reduces the risk of obesity-induced diseases in humans but may also hamper the replication of different viral pathogens. In order to investigate the value of the US Food and Drug Administration-approved anti-obesity drug orlistat in view of its anti-viral activity against different(More)
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