Antiviral activity of carnosic acid against respiratory syncytial virus


Human respiratory syncytial virus (hRSV) is a leading cause of severe lower respiratory infection and a major public health threat worldwide. To date, no vaccine or effective therapeutic agent has been developed. In a screen for potential therapeutic agents against hRSV, we discovered that an extract of Rosmarinus officinalis exerted a strong inhibitory… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1743-422X-10-303


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