Growth inhibition of herpes simplex virus-type 1 in calphostin C-treated astrocytes.

The aim was to evaluate the effects of calphostin C (CC), a protein kinase C inhibitor, on lytic herpes simplex virus-type 1 infection of cultured rat astrocytes. At 24 h postinjection, the cell culture receiving CC treatment at 50 nM concentration showed decreased cell detachment and retraction versus untreated infected controls; likewise, the infective… CONTINUE READING