Antiviral Therapy - Microbiology - Lecture Slides, Slides for Microbiology. Baddi University of Emerging Sciences and Technologies

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Description: Antiviral Therapy, Antiviral Chemotherapy, Interferon, Gene Therapy, Chinese Herbs, Chemotherapeutic Agents, Antiviral Drugs, New Virus Proteins, Nucleoside Anologues, Amantadine are the important key points of lecture slides of Microbiology.
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Antiviral Therapy
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Antiviral Therapy
Antiviral chemotherapy
Interferon
Gene therapy
Chinese Herbs
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Antiviral chemotherapeutic Agents
Antiviral drugs are available to treat only a few viral
diseases.
The reason for this is the fact that viral replication is
so intimately associated with the host cell that any
drug that interferes significantly with viral
replication, is likely to be toxic to the host
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Targets for chemotherapeutic agents
Attachment to host cell
Uncoating (amantadine)
Synthesis of viral mRNA-(interferon)
Translation of mRNA-(interferon)
Replication of viral RNA or DNA- (nucleoside anologues)
Maturation of new virus proteins-(protease inhibitors)
Budding , release
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