Mamta Chawla Sarkar

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Mutation and recombination are recognized as important driving forces of evolution among RNA viruses. An intergenogroup recombinant norovirus strain [Hu/Kol/NLV/L8775/AB290150/2006/India] was detected in the faecal specimen of a 17 year old male, who had suffered from acute watery diarrhea and severe dehydration. Sequence analysis confirmed that this novel(More)
Viral infections, particularly the infections caused by herpes simplex virus (HSV), represent one of the most serious public health concerns globally because of their devastating impact. The aim of this study was to evaluate the antiviral potential of methanolic crude extract of an ethnomedicine Mallotus peltatus, its active fraction and pure compound,(More)
Herpes genitalis, caused by HSV-2, is an incurable genital ulcerative disease transmitted by sexual intercourse. The virus establishes life-long latency in sacral root ganglia and reported to have synergistic relationship with HIV-1 transmission. Till date no effective vaccine is available, while the existing therapy frequently yielded drug resistance,(More)
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