Published in Virus Weekly, April 29th, 2003
Cyanovirin-N (CV-N) has shown remarkably potent anti-HIV activity in laboratory studies and in animal models. Based on these data, Biosyn foresees significant potential in the development of CV-N as a microbicide to prevent the sexual transmission of HIV.
CV-N is a novel protein isolated from the cyanobacterium, Nostoc ellipsosporum (blue-green algae). Promising results of NIH research into the protein's use in preventing...
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