Antiviral activity of maca (Lepidium meyenii) against human influenza virus

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Del Valle Mendoza, Juana ; Pumarola, Tomas ; Alzamora Gonzales, Libertad ; Valle Mendoza, Luis Javier del (2014)
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
  • Journal: volume 7, pages S415-S420 (issn: 1995-7645)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/s1995-7645(14)60268-6
  • Subject: Maca | :Enginyeria química [Àrees temàtiques de la UPC] | Antiviral agents | Maca (Plant) | Influenza virus | Medicine(all) | Antiviral activity | Lepidium meyenii | Virus | Flu
    mesheuropmc: respiratory tract diseases | virus diseases

Objective To investigate antiviral activity of maca to reduce viral load in Madin-Darby canine kidney (MDCK) cells infected with influenza type A and B viruses (Flu-A and Flu-B, respectively). Methods Maca were extracted with methanol (1:2, v/v). The cell via... View more
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