docosanol

Known as: Docosan-1-ol, Behenyl alcohol, N-Docosanol 
A saturated 22-carbon aliphatic alcohol with antiviral activity. Docosanol has a distinct mechanism of action and inhibits fusion between the plasma… (More)
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1969-2017
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2013
2013
PURPOSE We examined in vitro the evaporation-retarding effect of wax esters (WEs). The WEs resembled closely the most abundant WE… (More)
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2006
2006
Mature seeds of Arabidopsis thaliana and Brassica napus contain a complex mixture of aliphatic monomers derived from the non… (More)
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2004
2004
Resveratrol (3,5,4'-trihydroxystilbene) is a natural component of certain foods, such as grapes, that has been shown to have anti… (More)
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2002
2002
Interactions between docosanol (n-docosanol, behenyl alcohol) and nucleoside or pyrophosphate analogs were investigated in vitro… (More)
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2001
2001
BACKGROUND Recurrent herpes simplex labialis (HSL) occurs in 20% to 40% of the US population. Although the disease is self… (More)
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2001
2001
BACKGROUND There are 3 new topical treatments for herpes labialis that have either been approved by the US Food and Drug… (More)
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1998
1998
n-Docosanol-treated cells resist infection by a variety of lipid-enveloped viruses including the herpesviruses. Previous studies… (More)
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1996
1996
The 22-carbon fatty alcohol, n-docosanol, exhibits in vitro antiviral activity against several lipid-enveloped viruses including… (More)
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1996
1996
n-Docosanol has been shown to have antiviral activity. To demonstrate the efficacy of n-docosanol 10% cream in the treatment of… (More)
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1991
1991
This article reports that 1-docosanol, a 22-carbon-long saturated alcohol, exerts a substantial inhibitory effect on replication… (More)
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