Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Geranium extracts inhibit HIV-1

Extracts of the geranium plant Pelargonium sidoides inactivate human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) and prevent the virus from invading human cells. Scientists report that these extracts represent a potential new class of anti-HIV-1 agents for the treatment of AIDS.

Ref : http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0087487

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