- Sargassum fusiforme fraction is a potent and specific inhibitor of HIV-1 fusion and reverse transcriptaseElena E Paskaleva
Center for Immunology and Microbial Disease, Albany Medical College, Albany, NY, USA
Virol J 5:8. 2008..We propose that S. fusiforme is a lead candidate for anti-HIV-1 drug development...
- Inhibition of HIV-1 infection in ex vivo cervical tissue model of human vagina by palmitic acid; implications for a microbicide developmentXudong Lin
Center for Immunology and Microbial Disease, Albany Medical College, Albany, New York, United States of America
PLoS ONE 6:e24803. 2011..Here, we wanted to assess the ability of PA to inhibit HIV-1 infection in cervical tissue ex vivo model of human vagina, and determine its effect on Lactobacillus (L) species of probiotic vaginal flora...
- Palmitic acid analogs exhibit nanomolar binding affinity for the HIV-1 CD4 receptor and nanomolar inhibition of gp120-to-CD4 fusionElena E Paskaleva
Center for Immunology and Microbial Disease, Albany Medical College, Albany, New York, USA
PLoS ONE 5:e12168. 2010..The PA analogs were selected to satisfy Lipinski's rule of drug-likeness, increased solubility, and to avoid potential cytotoxicity...