Published in AIDS Weekly, December 31st, 2007
"The structure of 1 was elucidated by NMR analyses to be an apiitol (2) sugar moiety substituted with four gallic acid residues. Optical rotation measurements of the free sugar following basic hydrolysis indicated that the 3S absolute configuration was the same as that Of D-apiitol," wrote K. Takada and colleagues, National Cancer Institute.
The researchers concluded: "Compound I inhibited HIV-1, HIV-2, and human RNase...
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