Published in AIDS Weekly, June 10th, 1996
The drug, 1,1'-azobisformamide or ADA, is an azoic compound with a molecular weight of 116.08 and the structural formula H2 N-OC-N=N-CO-NH2 .
M. Vandevelde of Hubriphar SPRL, Brussels, Belgium, and colleagues reported in a letter to the journal AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses that ADA dissolved in DMSO inhibited both HIV-1 and HIV-2 in cultures of human peripheral blood lymphocytes ("ADA, A Potential Anti-HIV Drug," AIDS Res H, 1996;12(7):567-8).
Vandevelde et al. then went on to announce that human...
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