Stanford researchers synthesize compound to flush HIV out of hiding
...Jeff Warrington have developed a way to synthesize prostratin
and DPP, two compounds that occur naturally in pla...vator of dormant HIV. DPP, a molecular relative of prostratin
found in resin spurge (Euphorbia resinifera), whic...so could cause ecological damage.
But synthetic prostratin
and DPP, which now can be readily made in the lab,...
Prostratin- Drug to eradicate HIV
...he virus goes into hiding and persists in undetectable levels in the blood. prostratin
therapy could provide a means by which to flag the furtive HIV in its hidin...the HAART drugs to kill it, will be the most challenging part of developing prostratin
for clinical use.
It's too soon to say that prostratin, for all its pr...