Re-purposing clinical drugs as anti-infective therapies against HCV

 

In another large collaboration between multiple groups in Germany and Alberta, the HAI-IDR has identified the anti-HCV activities of a family of clinically used drugs, flunarizine and the related calcium channel blockers. These studies open the possibility of immediately testing the potential of clinical drugs of low cost against HCV.

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http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/hep.28111/suppinfo

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