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Allosteric Activation of SARS-CoV-2 RNA-Dependent RNA Polymerase by Remdesivir Triphosphate and Other Phosphorylated Nucleotides

7 views | Jun 23 2021

Bing Wang et al. demonstrated that RdRp was allosterically activated by nontemplating phosphorylated nucleotides, including naturally occurring alarmone ppGpp and synthetic remdesivir triphosphate. [Read the Full Post]

Modeling clinical responses to targeted therapies by patient-derived organoids of advanced lung adenocarcinoma

8 views | Jun 06 2021

Seok-Young Kim et al. demonstrated translational relevance of PDOs in advanced lung adenocarcinoma. [Read the Full Post]

TIP30 overcomes gefitinib resistance by regulating cytoplasmic and nuclear EGFR signaling in non-small cell lung cancer

7 views | Jun 01 2021

Shuai Shuai et al. revealed that TIP30 overexpression restored gefitinib sensitivity in NSCLC cells and attenuated the cytoplasmic and nuclear EGFR signaling pathways. [Read the Full Post]

Efficacy and Safety of Combination Treatment With Apatinib and Osimertinib After Osimertinib Resistance in Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor-Mutant Non-small Cell Lung Carcinoma-A Retrospective Analysis of a Multicenter Clinical Study

10 views | May 26 2021

Xue Yang et al. found that the combination of apatinib and osimertinib improved the ORR and the DCR of patients with osimertinib-refractory EGFR-positive NSCLC, thus making it a reasonable treatment choice after the development of osimertinib resistance. [Read the Full Post]

Naturally Occurring Resistance Associated Substitutions in Non-Cirrhotic, Treatment Naive HCV-HIV Co-Infected Patients Does Not Affect the Treatment Response for Anti-HCV Antiviral Therapy

13 views | Apr 22 2021

Ekta Gupta et al. showed that BL-RAS were common in HCV-HIV co-infected patients. [Read the Full Post]

In vitro antiviral activity of the anti-HCV drugs daclatasvir and sofosbuvir against SARS-CoV-2, the aetiological agent of COVID-19

17 views | Apr 22 2021

Carolina Q Sacramento et al. found that daclatasvir, alone or in combination with sofosbuvir, at higher doses than used against HCV, might be further fostered as an anti-COVID-19 therapy. [Read the Full Post]

Comparison of Treatment Effect and Tolerance of the Topical Application of Mizoribine and Cyclosporine A in a Mouse Dry Eye Model

34 views | Mar 05 2021

Xiang Lin et al. found that MZR (0.05% in PBS) could be a good competitive product for Restasis because of the comparable treatment effect in dry eye diseases and better ocular tolerability in ocular itch and pain. [Read the Full Post]

Optimization and Evaluation of Propolis liposomes as a promising therapeutic approach for COVID-19

43 views | Nov 11 2020

Hesham Refaat et al. identified the potential of propolis liposomes as a promising treatment approach against COVID-19. [Read the Full Post]

A Preclinical Model for Studying Herpes Simplex Virus Infection

0 views | Nov 06 2020

Poojabahen Tajpara et al. discovered that both drugs had a comparable efficacy for inhibiting HSV-1 replication, suggesting that pritelivir could be an alternative therapeutic agent for patients infected with acyclovir-resistant strains. [Read the Full Post]

Identification of antiviral compounds against equid herpesvirus-1 using real-time cell assay screening: Efficacy of decitabine and valganciclovir alone or in combination

40 views | Nov 05 2020

Côme Thieulent et al. showed that deoxycytidine reverts the antiviral effect of decitabine, thus supporting some competition at the level of nucleoside phosphorylation by deoxycytidine kinase and/or DNA synthesis. [Read the Full Post]