07:00 , May 21, 2009 |  BC Innovations  |  Targets & Mechanisms

Circle of protection against HIV

New in vitro research suggests that HIV infection can be prevented by inducing the endogenous production of θ-defensins, a class of cyclic antimicrobial peptides whose expression is thought to be blocked in the vast majority...
07:00 , May 14, 2009 |  BC Innovations  |  Distillery Therapeutics

Indication: Infectious disease

This week in therapeutics Indication Target/marker/pathway Summary Licensing status Publication and contact information Infectious disease HIV/AIDS Defensin-q (DEFT) Studies in cell culture suggest that increasing production of DEFT using aminoglycosides could help prevent vaginal HIV...