Affiliation: Pasteur Institute of Iran
Mohebbi A, Fotouhi F, Jamali A, Yaghobi R, Farahmand B, Mohebbi R. Molecular epidemiology of the hemagglutinin gene of prevalent influenza virus A/H1N1/pdm09 among patient in Iran. Virus Res. 2019;259:38-45 pubmed publisher
..The results of this study confirmed the necessity of constant regular antigenic and molecular surveillance of circulating seasonal influenza viruses. ..
Shokouhi H, Farahmand B, Ghaemi A, Mazaheri V, Fotouhi F. Vaccination with three tandem repeats of M2 extracellular domain fused to Leismania major HSP70 protects mice against influenza A virus challenge. Virus Res. 2018;251:40-46 pubmed publisher
..Thus, it has the potential to be used as a promising vaccine candidate. ..
Mehrbod P, Eybpoosh S, Fotouhi F, Shokouhi Targhi H, Mazaheri V, Farahmand B. Association of IFITM3 rs12252 polymorphisms, BMI, diabetes, and hypercholesterolemia with mild flu in an Iranian population. Virol J. 2017;14:218 pubmed publisher
..Lack of significant association between C allele homozygous and mild flu, observed in this study, might be the result of small sample size in this group. IR.PII.REC.1395.3. ..
Mehrbod P, Abdalla M, Njoya E, Ahmed A, Fotouhi F, Farahmand B, et al
. South African medicinal plant extracts active against influenza A virus. BMC Complement Altern Med. 2018;18:112 pubmed publisher
..However, Tabernaemontana ventricosa, Cussonia spicata and Clerodendrum glabrum leaf extracts were ineffective in vitro in this study. ..