Sheng-Ma-Ge-Gen-Tang inhibited Enterovirus 71 infection in human foreskin fibroblast cell line.

@article{Chang2008ShengMaGeGenTangIE,
  title={Sheng-Ma-Ge-Gen-Tang inhibited Enterovirus 71 infection in human foreskin fibroblast cell line.},
  author={Jung San Chang and Kuo Chih Wang and Lien Chai Chiang},
  journal={Journal of ethnopharmacology},
  year={2008},
  volume={119 1},
  pages={104-8}
}
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE Sheng-Ma-Ge-Gen-Tang (SMGGT), a popular prescription of Chinese traditional medicine, has been used to manage measles infection of children for thousands of years. There are evidences to presume a wider spectrum of antiviral activity of SMGGT. However, SMGGT has not been proven to have activity against EV71 infection. AIM OF THE STUDY We tested the hypothesis that SMGGT could inhibit cytotoxic effect of EV71. MATERIALS AND METHODS Human foreskin fibroblast… CONTINUE READING

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