A sugar binding protein cyanovirin-N blocks herpes simplex virus type-1 entry and cell fusion.

@article{Tiwari2009ASB,
  title={A sugar binding protein cyanovirin-N blocks herpes simplex virus type-1 entry and cell fusion.},
  author={Vaibhav V. Tiwari and Shripaad Y. Shukla and Deepak Shukla},
  journal={Antiviral research},
  year={2009},
  volume={84 1},
  pages={67-75}
}
Herpes simplex virus type-1 (HSV-1) causes significant health problems from periodic skin and corneal lesions to encephalitis. It is also considered a cofactor in the development of age-related secondary glaucoma. Inhibition of HSV-1 at the stage of viral entry generates a unique opportunity for preventative and/or therapeutic intervention. Here we provide… CONTINUE READING