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Antiviral Activity and Phytochemical Analysis of Ailanthus Excelsa Roxb Bark

  title={Antiviral Activity and Phytochemical Analysis of Ailanthus Excelsa Roxb Bark},
  author={K. Rashed and A. Said and M. Ahmed},
Resistance to current anti-herpetic drugs has been increasingly reported, so there is a need for discovering new antiviral agents, in particular from natural origin. The aim of the present study is to investigate chloroform and methanol (70%) extracts from Ailanthus excelsa bark for their antiviral activity against Herpes Simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1) using Plaque reduction assay. The results has shown that chloroform extract of Ailanthus excelsa has a significant anti-viral activity against… Expand
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