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  • Broad Spectrum A

    1. 1. Broad Spectrum Antiviral Medication: LJ001 By   Cyrus E. Kuschner and Jukie Tsai
    2. 2. Filoviridae Poxvirus Arena Virus Flaviviridae
    3. 3. Viral Characteristics <ul><ul><li>Two Types of Viruses </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Non-enveloped </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Lipid-enveloped </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>HiV-1 </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Influenza A </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ebola </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>AIDS </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Hemorrhagic fever </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Rift Valley fever </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
    4. 4. History of Broad Spectrum Antiviral Medication <ul><ul><li>Current Broad Spectrum viral medications exist </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>All past attempts to target broad characteristics have been inefficient </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ribavirin </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Limited to very specific number of viruses </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>a - interferon </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Has Significant side effects </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Attacks the RNA and DNA replication </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Extremely expensive </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
    5. 5. A New Medication <ul><ul><li>Compound is derived from rhodanine </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dubbed LJ001 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Targets the lipid membrane of all cells </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Metabolically active cells are able to repair the membrane's damage </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Static viral membranes have no inherent regenerative capacity </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Damage created by LJ001 is permanent and irreversible </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Current testing on Mice has confirmed its protective value against Ebola and Rift Valley fever virus </li></ul></ul>
    6. 6. LJ001's Potential <ul><ul><li>Offers a single cure for a multitude of current viruses </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Broad method of targeting cells allows LJ001 to continue to effectively kill viruses even after multiple mutations </li></ul></ul>
    7. 7. Works Cited <ul><li>http://www.popsci.com/science/article/2010-02/lj001-acts-antibiotics-viruses </li></ul><ul><li>Rivero, Enrique. &quot;Researchers find 'broad spectrum' antiviral that fights multitude of viruses.&quot; www.eurekalert.org . 01/02/2010. Eurekalert, Web. 2 Feb 2010. < http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2010-02/uoc--rf020110.php# >. </li></ul>

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