Inhibition of enterovirus VP4 myristoylation is a potential antiviral strategy for hand, foot and mouth disease.

@article{Tan2016InhibitionOE,
  title={Inhibition of enterovirus VP4 myristoylation is a potential antiviral strategy for hand, foot and mouth disease.},
  author={Yong Wah Tan and Wan jin Hong and Justin Jang-hann Chu},
  journal={Antiviral research},
  year={2016},
  volume={133},
  pages={191-5}
}
The Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease (HFMD) can result from infections by a plethora of human enteroviruses of the species Enterovirus A and B. These infections are highly contagious, resulting in regular outbreaks especially in the Asia-Pacific Region in the recent decade. Although this disease is generally a childhood affliction which manifests as a mild… CONTINUE READING