Inhibition of HIV-1 replication by a tricyclic coumarin GUT-70 in acutely and chronically infected cells.

The anti-HIV-1 activity of GUT-70, a natural product derived from the stem bark of Chlophyllum brasiliense, was evaluated. GUT-70 inhibited HIV-1 replication in both acutely and chronically infected cells through suppression of NF-κB. Our results strengthen the idea that NF-κB pathway is one of the potential targets to control HIV-1 replication and that GUT… CONTINUE READING