African Journal of
Pharmacy and Pharmacology

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Pharm. Pharmacol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0816
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJPP
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 2184

Table of Content: 28 February, 2018; 12(8)

February 2018

Anti-respiratory syncytial virus activities of leaf extracts of Alchornea cordifolia and Alchornea floribunda

Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) causes viral infection of a global proportion. Currently, there is no approved vaccine or useful antiviral drug against it. Natural products hold potential for discovery of anti-RSV agents. The present study assessed the anti-RSV activities of Alchornea cordifolia (AC) (Shumach. and Thonn.) Mϋll. Arg. and Alchornea floribunda (AF) Mϋll. Arg., Antiviral activities of AC and AF leaf...

Author(s): Damian C. Odimegwu, Festus Basden C. Okoye, Sylvester C. Nworu and Charles C. Esimone