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Scripps research team identifies key molecules that inhibit viral production
Date:3/10/2009

ach of the three peptides blocked release but not replication of infectious virus; viral RNA levels were reduced by seven fold. Strosberg notes that the efficacy of small molecules like these can often be improved over initial levels.

"After we'd finished our work, we learned that Frank Chisari one of the leading experts on HCV who works at Scripps Research in La Jolla had been looking at similar peptides using a very different approach," said Strosberg. "One of his peptides was the same as ours it also inhibited virus production. It's an incredible coincidence and a confirmation of our study."


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Contact: Keith McKeown
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858-784-8134
Scripps Research Institute
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