Lychee flower extract inhibits proliferation and viral replication of HSV-1-infected corneal epithelial cells

@inproceedings{Hsu2016LycheeFE,
  title={Lychee flower extract inhibits proliferation and viral replication of HSV-1-infected corneal epithelial cells},
  author={Chang-Min Hsu and Samuel Tung-Hsing Chiang and Y Chang and Yi-Chen Chen and Deng-Jye Yang and Ya-Yu Chen and Hui-wen Lin and Jung-Kai Tseng},
  booktitle={Molecular vision},
  year={2016}
}
PURPOSE Herpes simplex virus type I (HSV-1) is capable of causing a wide array of human ocular diseases. Herpes simplex virus keratitis (HSK)-induced cytopathogenicity together with the chronic immune-inflammatory reaction can trigger stromal scarring, thinning, and neovascularization which may lead to permanent vision impairment. Lychee flower extract (LFE… CONTINUE READING