Melissa officinalis Extract Inhibits HerpesSimplex Virus-I Glycoprotein B Interactionwith Heparin Sulfate

@inproceedings{KarenDenzler2016MelissaOE,
  title={Melissa officinalis Extract Inhibits HerpesSimplex Virus-I Glycoprotein B Interactionwith Heparin Sulfate},
  author={L. KarenDenzler and P. TrungHuynh and L. BertramJacobs and Jeffrey Langl},
  year={2016}
}
  • L. KarenDenzler, P. TrungHuynh, +1 author Jeffrey Langl
  • Published 2016
  • Medicine
  • Herpes simplex virus 1, HSV1, is the primary cause of herpes labialis in humans. Drugs like acyclovir and its derivatives are available for treatment, but with increased use and the number of immune compromised patients, the development of resistance to these drugs is increasing. Extracts of the botanical, Melissa officinalis, have previously been reported to contain antiviral activity toward HSV1. Our initial studies confirmed earlier results that constituents of Melissa officinalis interacted… CONTINUE READING
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