ANTIVIRAL SUBSTANCES FROM CALIFORNIA MARINE ALGAE 1

@article{Ehresmann1977ANTIVIRALSF,
  title={ANTIVIRAL SUBSTANCES FROM CALIFORNIA MARINE ALGAE 1},
  author={D. W. Ehresmann and E. Frank Deig and Melvin T. Hatch and Louis H. Disalvo and Neylan A. Vedros},
  journal={Journal of Phycology},
  year={1977},
  volume={13}
}
Extracts of 28 species of marine macroscopic algae collected from various coastal habitats of northern California were examined for antiviral activity against a broad spectrum of mammalian viruses. Ten members of Rhodophyta contained substance(s) which caused greater than a 2 log reduction in the infectivity of herpes simplex virus types 1 and 2. In addition, anti‐Coxsackie Bs virus activity was detected in extracts of Constantinea simplex Setchell. The physical and chemical properties of the… 

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