In vitro antiviral activity of three enantiomeric sesquiterpene lactones from Senecio species against hepatitis B virus.


Three enantiomeric sesquiterpene lactones were isolated under the bioguidance of the suppression of hepatitis B virus (HBV) surface antigen (HBsAg) from Senecio species, a widely distributed Chinese medicinal herb traditionally used for the treatment of hepatitis B, dermatosis and inflammation. The anti-HBV activity of the purified compounds was measured… (More)

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