Navigation Links
Research on HIV takes new direction

A new ray of hope in AIDS research. A new set of anti-viral compounds has proved much more potent than the original in laboratory studies and opened a promising new direction in AIDS research. These related developments are described in the current tissue. Both publications are peer-reviewed journals of the American Chemical Society, the world's largest scientific society.//

The compounds, called guanidinoglycosides, are intended to prevent HIV from forming and spreading throughout the body, according to Yitzhak Tor, who led the research team at the University of Cleavland. According to him chemically modified from existing antibiotics known as aminoglycosides, the new compounds target the genetic structure of the virus essential to its replication.

Specifically, they target the "Rev" protein that is responsible for producing and spreading HIV-infected cells. Without this protein, viral cells would be unable to reproduce and the disease would be disarmed, Tor said. By working with the virus's genetics, the researchers have found a place less prone to mutations that could lead to drug resistance, he added.

According to Tor if we can use drugs that prevent Rev from creating new viral cells, the HIV genetic material becomes useless. While numerous other groups explore more traditional approaches to anti-viral therapy, we believe that certain sites - like the rev intersection site - are promising and underutilized targets for anti-HIV drug design.

Aminoglycoside antibiotics have not been used to treat HIV because of their side effects and inefficiency in preventing the spread of the virus, Tor said. Guanidino groups are more promising, he believes. But it will be years before human testing could begin. We think this is an important direction for HIV research, Tor said. We hope these compounds can inhibit the interactions that allow the HIV to spread. This area is still in the dark ages, so there's plenty of opportunity for progress.
'"/>




Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Kidney Stones - Interesting New Research implicates bacteria as its cause
2. Researchers urge caution in using ear tube surgery
3. Paracetamol May Cause Live Damage Warns Consumer Education and Research Centre
4. Researchers Scale to assess the Severity of Epilepsy in Kids
5. Research of Ritalin
6. Researchers trick Alzheimers Enzyme
7. Researchers find new HIV hiding place
8. A Compilation of recent Diabetes Research articles
9. Research on causes for falling helps develop preventive strategies
10. New standards for Human Research Safety
11. Research on Celiac Disease in children
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Research HIV takes new direction

(Date:8/20/2014)... According to a new market research report ... Crystal, Microblinds, Thermographic and Photochromics), by application (Architectural, ... geography - Global Forecast to 2014 - 2020", ... market was worth $1581.4 Million in 2013, and ... at an estimated CAGR of 20% from 2014 ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 The ... leading nonprofit authority on the use of health ... announced the full agenda for its annual fall ... IT Efficiency. WEDI-Con 2014 will take place at ... 20-23, 2014, attracting a diverse cross-section of payers, ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... Fresh from the cradle of a world-class running ... starting blocks. , Urbini, a new collection of versatile baby ... Avi jogger to its lineup. , The Avi has ... inspired by the latest racing styles and a set of ... jogger offers a swift, smooth ride on runs, power-walks and ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 ... clinic has found a cure for it. With extensive research ... Therapy provider named ‘MetroMD’ claims to have perfected the art ... give you a brand new younger look with their revolutionary ... the secrets of the 21st century fountain of youth, the ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... Doctors at the University of Hong Kong claim to ... mice by injecting them with a vaccine that changes their ... on its website. Click here to read the full ... Institute of Microbiology created a vaccine using a protein called ... the vaccine is designed to prevent mesothelioma cells from disabling ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Smart Glass Market by Technology Worth $5814 Million by 2020 – New Report by MarketsandMarkets 2Health News:Smart Glass Market by Technology Worth $5814 Million by 2020 – New Report by MarketsandMarkets 3Health News:Smart Glass Market by Technology Worth $5814 Million by 2020 – New Report by MarketsandMarkets 4Health News:Smart Glass Market by Technology Worth $5814 Million by 2020 – New Report by MarketsandMarkets 5Health News:WEDI Releases Full Conference Agenda for Its Annual Fall Conference – WEDI-Con 2014 2Health News:WEDI Releases Full Conference Agenda for Its Annual Fall Conference – WEDI-Con 2014 3Health News:Urbini Breezes Through Summer with New Jogging Stroller 2Health News:MetroMD Offers Revolutionary Anti-aging Hormone Therapy in Hollywood Area 2Health News:New Research Study Finds Vaccine Stops Mesothelioma in Lab Mice, According to Surviving Mesothelioma Website 2
... permission with European medicine regulators to begin selling its new ... in the US last month, and comes slightly earlier than ... be one of GSK's most promising pipeline drugs as well ... the sales of the drug could cross 2 bln used ...
... world who get uncomfortable after a heavy meal here is ... have proven that eating 6-8 walnuts (approx.40g) after a rich ... triggered of in the walls of arteries after a highly ... the Oct. 17 issue of the Journal of the American ...
... given to bowel cancer patients before the surgical removal ... risk of recurrence to 1 %. The usual ... of recurrence is there and once reappeared, treatment is ... conducted an international study, to compare the effect of ...
... after irrigation water samples tested positive for E. coli ... relaxed its advisory against eating fresh spinach. ... detected after a secondary water source temporarily used to ... the water got contaminated is still not clear. ...
... challenges parenting stereotypes; Today’s parents boast about the numerous classes ... and the many talents they possess. Competitive parents in their ... ‘super-kids’ , often smother their children with an over-dose of ... gizmos , play stations, and game boys… and Oh boy, ...
... Around 45 Iraqi children have arrived in Bahrain to receive ... to arrive in the coming days as part of an ... move Sunday came in response to a call to help ... composer Naseer Shamma, who is the head of the newly ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Walnuts May Help Fight Fat and Keep Arteries Supple 2
(Date:8/19/2014)... -- ChemImage founder and CTO, Patrick J. Treado ... innovative diagnostic procedure for the detection of colorectal cancer ... (SPEC) conference in Krakow, Poland . ... in vitro Diagnostics for Detection of Colorectal Cancer Using ... poster session on Tuesday, August 19, 2014 from 6:30 ...
(Date:8/19/2014)... 19, 2014 Research and Markets has ... of Material, by Technology, by Application & by Region- Global ... The demand for membranes is estimated to ... market to $29.31 billion Membrane technology was first ... as water filtration and kidney dialysis. In modern times, membranes ...
(Date:8/19/2014)... MAHWAH, N.J. , Aug. 19, 2014  Stryker Corporation,s ... TOUR and Champions Tour, is bringing its message of joint ... New Jersey this week at The Barclays.  ... will be in the Spectator Village near the 17 th ... Paramus starting on Thursday, August 21 st . ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:ChemImage Scientists Present Latest Developments for in vitro Detection of Colorectal Cancer Using Raman Molecular Imaging (RMI) at International Conference Focused on Biomedical Applications of Raman Spectroscopy 2Global Membranes (MF, RO, UF, Gas Separation, Dialysis, NF) Market - Forecasts to 2019 2Stryker, The Official Joint Replacement Products Of The PGA TOUR, Welcomes Golf Fans To Its Home State Of New Jersey For The Barclays 2Stryker, The Official Joint Replacement Products Of The PGA TOUR, Welcomes Golf Fans To Its Home State Of New Jersey For The Barclays 3Stryker, The Official Joint Replacement Products Of The PGA TOUR, Welcomes Golf Fans To Its Home State Of New Jersey For The Barclays 4Stryker, The Official Joint Replacement Products Of The PGA TOUR, Welcomes Golf Fans To Its Home State Of New Jersey For The Barclays 5
... Oct. 19, 2009 Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... obesity program will be presented at Obesity 2009, the ... be held in Washington, D.C. October 24-28. Phase 2 ... be the subject of a late-breaking oral presentation. Obesity ...
... , SILVER SPRING, Md., Oct. 19 The U.S. Food ... to be approved for kidney cancer since 2005. , (Logo: ... oral medication that interferes with angiogenesis, the growth of new ... , Votrient is intended for people with advanced renal ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Amylin Pharmaceuticals Highlights New Data Supporting Therapeutic Potential of Obesity Pipeline at Obesity 2009 2Amylin Pharmaceuticals Highlights New Data Supporting Therapeutic Potential of Obesity Pipeline at Obesity 2009 3Amylin Pharmaceuticals Highlights New Data Supporting Therapeutic Potential of Obesity Pipeline at Obesity 2009 4Amylin Pharmaceuticals Highlights New Data Supporting Therapeutic Potential of Obesity Pipeline at Obesity 2009 5FDA Approves New Treatment for Advanced Form of Kidney Cancer 2
... if it is not the Flu? Streptococcus ... bacterial "flu-like" infections. The easy-to-use, rapid, urine-based ... within the new 4 hour guidelines. Rapid ... improved patient outcomes and lower overall health ...
Single Use Loading Units with Titanium Staplers for use with MULTIFIRE ENDO TA™ 30 12 mm (Single Use Staplers with Titanium Staplers)....
Single Use Loading Units (SULU's) Knifeless for use with MULTIFIRE ENDO GIA™ 30 12 mm (Single Use Staplers with Titanium Staples)....
Single Use Loading Units (SULU's) with Titanium Staples for use with MULTIFIRE ENDO GIA™ 30 12 mm (Single Use Staplers with Titanium Staples)....
Medicine Products: