What if not bacteria but virus?????

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Re: What if not bacteria but virus?????

Postby jimmylegs » Sun Jun 16, 2013 11:23 am

option 1) see how far they get you
option 2) ignore the research

straight google results http://scholar.google.ca/scholar?q=sele ... as_sdt=0,5

Selenium nucleophiles for the preparation of antiviral nucleosides
NDP Cosford, RF Schinazi - The Journal of Organic Chemistry, 1991 - ACS Publications
The reactivity of nucleophilic selenium species toward nucleoside derivatives has been examined. A number of new 2'-deoxyribose nucleosides have been synthesized using this methodology. The cis elimination of the selenoxide obtained from the oxidation of the ...

Selenium as an antiviral agent
MA Beck - Selenium, 2001 - Springer
Abstract Recent work with selenium has demonstrated that a deficiency in this trace mineral will lead to increased viral pathogenesis. Selenium-deficient animals infected with a viral pathogen demonstrate immune dysfunction, including altered chemokine and cytokine ...

Azaanalogues of ebselen as antimicrobial and antiviral agents: synthesis and properties
H Wójtowicz, K Kloc, I Maliszewska, J Młochowski… - Il Farmaco, 2004 - Elsevier
... The different analogues of ebselen—unsubstituted benzisoselenazol-3(2H)-one (2a) 2-pyridylbenzisoselenazol-3(2H)-ones (2b–h) and 7-azabenzisoselenazol-3(2H)-ones (3a–j) were designed as new selenium-containing antiviral and antimicrobial agents and synthesized. ...

Serum selenium concentrations in rheumatoid arthritis.
JR O'Dell, S Lemley-Gillespie, WR Palmer… - Annals of the …, 1991 - ard.bmj.com
... oxidative damage. Selenium has been shown to have anti- proliferative, anti-inflammatory, antiviral, and immune altering effects. Serum selenium ... Antiviral effects of selenium have also been postulated. In vivo animal studies ...

Selenium in the maintenance and therapy of HIV-infected patients
GN Schrauzer, J Sacher - Chemico-Biological Interactions, 1994 - Elsevier
... encouraged. 2. Antiviral effects of selenium Chronic suboptimal selenium intakes result in a weakening of the immune response, as was recently demonstrated in chronic
gut failure patients maintained on home TPN. The patients ...

Antifungal, antibacterial, antiviral and cytotoxic activity of novel thio-and seleno-azoles
D DEIDDA, G LAMPIS, C MAULLU, R POMPEI… - Pharmacological …, 1997 - Elsevier
A series of pentaatomic heterocyclic compounds containing sulphur or selenium in position 2, were tested for cytotoxicity, antiviral and antimicrobial activitie. ...

Do unsaturated fatty acids function as endogenous antibacterial and antiviral molecules?
UN Das - The American journal of clinical nutrition, 2006 - Am Soc Nutrition
... Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 2000. 8. Xia Y. Dietary selenium reference intake.
In: Chinese DRIs. Beijing, China: Chinese Nutrition Society, 2000:210–25 (in Chinese). Do unsaturated fatty acids function as endogenous antibacterial and antiviral molecules? ...

Synthesis and antiviral activity of 3-cyano-2 (1H) pyridine selenones
VY Mortikov, VP Litvinov, AM Shestopalov… - Pharmaceutical …, 1991 - Springer
... UDC 615,281:547.82 Selenium organic compounds are known to exhibit a high degree of antiviral activity [7, i0, 12]. ... Thus, in analyzing the results of the experimental data on the screening of selenium- containing compounds, one can see that they manifest antiviral activity. ...

High risk of HIV-related mortality is associated with selenium deficiency
MK Baum, G Shor-Posner, S Lai, G Zhang… - JAIDS Journal of …, 1997 - journals.lww.com
... It was highest (19.9) for selenium deficiency over time (p< 0.0001). Neither vitamin B 6 nor vitamin E deficiency was associated with an increased risk for mortality. The use of zidovudine and other antiviral regimens was not significantly associated with mortality. ...

Selenium-based pharmacological agents: an update
SW May - Expert opinion on investigational drugs, 2002 - informahealthcare.com
... A 1999 review by this author in Expert Opinion on Investigational Drugs [21] focused on the development of selenium-based antihypertensive, anticancer, antiviral, immu- nosuppressive and antimicrobial agents, as well as on orga- noselenium compounds which reduce ...
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Re: What if not bacteria but virus?????

Postby jimmylegs » Sun Jun 16, 2013 11:26 am

http://scholar.google.ca/scholar?q=zinc ... _sdt=0%2C5

Influence of particle size on the antibacterial activity of zinc oxide
O Yamamoto - International Journal of Inorganic Materials, 2001 - Elsevier
The influence of particle size on the antibacterial activity of ZnO powders was investigated using powders with different particle sizes ranging from 0.1 to 0.8 μm. By measuring the change in electrical conductivity with bacterial growth, it was found that the antibacterial ...

Silver, zinc, and copper exchange in a Na-clinoptilolite and resulting effect on antibacterial activity
A Top, S Ülkü - Applied Clay Science, 2004 - Elsevier
Ag+–Na+, Zn2+–Na+, and Cu2+–Na+ equilibria for clinoptilolite-rich mineral from Gördes (Western Anatolia) were investigated at 25° C and 0.1 N total solution normality. While silver exchange was favorable over the whole concentration range, zinc and copper were ...

Hydrogen peroxide as an antibacterial factor in zinc oxide powder slurry
J Sawai, S Shoji, H Igarashi, A Hashimoto… - Journal of fermentation …, 1998 - Elsevier
Using four kinds of antibiotics, an investigation was made to determine whether or not H2O2 generated from a ZnO powder slurry was related to its antibacterial activity. Changes in the sensitivity of Escherichia coli to the antibiotics suggested that H2O2 was one of the ...

Antibacterial activity of gutta-percha cones attributed to the zinc oxide component
WR Moorer, JM Genet - Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, 1982 - Elsevier
Abstract Growth of several species of bacteria was inhibited by the presence of endodontic gutta-percha cones. Microbiologic analysis, measurement of osmolarity, microscopy, x-ray diffraction analysis, and scanning electron micrography were used to identify the ...

The structures and antibacterial properties of nano-SiO2 supported silver/zinc-silver materials.
H Jia, W Hou, L Wei, B Xu, X Liu - Dental materials: official …, 2008 - ncbi.nlm.nih.gov
OBJECTIVES: The aims of this study were to investigate the structures and antibacterial properties of two kinds of sterilizing nano-SiO (2) specimens. METHODS: The specimens were synthesized by adsorption methodology. One of them was synthesized by adsorbing ...

Antibacterial Agents That Target Lipid A Biosynthesis in Gram-negative Bacteria INHIBITION OF DIVERSE UDP-3-O-(R-3-HYDROXYMYRISTOYL)-N- …
JE Jackman, CA Fierke, LN Tumey, M Pirrung… - Journal of Biological …, 2000 - ASBMB
Abstract UDP-3-O-(R-3-hydroxymyristoyl)-N-acetylglucosamine deacetylase (LpxC) catalyzes the second step in the biosynthesis of lipid A, a unique amphiphilic molecule
found in the outer membranes of virtually all Gram-negative bacteria. Since lipid A ...

Bacterial growth inhibition by amniotic fluid. VI. Evidence for a zinc-peptide antibacterial system.
PS Schlievert, W Johnson, RP Galask - American journal of …, 1976 - europepmc.org
The zinc bacterial inhibitory activity of amniotic fluid is dependent on the presence of a second, organic component contained in amniotic fluid. The second component is heat stable, resists proteolytic digestion, and is present in amniotic fluid throughout pregnancy. ...

Effect of pharmacological concentrations of zinc oxide with or without the inclusion of an antibacterial agent on nursery pig performance.
GM Hill, DC Mahan, SD Carter… - Journal of Animal …, 2001 - animal-science.org
Abstract A study involving nine research stations from the NCR-42 Swine Nutrition
Committee used a total of 1,978 crossbred pigs to evaluate the effects of dietary ZnO concentrations with or without an antibacterial agent on postweaning pig performance. In ...

Metalloantibiotics: synthesis and antibacterial activity of cobalt (II), copper (II), nickel (II) and zinc (II) complexes of kefzol
ZH Chohan, CT Supuran… - Journal of enzyme …, 2004 - informahealthcare.com
Kefzol (kzl), a β-lactam antibiotic, possesses various donor sites for interaction with transition metal (II) ions [Co (II), Cu (II), Ni (II) and Zn (II)] to form complexes of the type [M (kzl) 2] Cl2 and [M (kzl) Cl], with molar ratio of metal: ligand (M: L) of 1: 2 and 1: 1 respectively. These ...

Syntheses, crystal structures, and antibacterial activities of four Schiff base complexes of copper and zinc
ZL You, HL Zhu - Zeitschrift für anorganische und allgemeine …, 2004 - Wiley Online Library
Abstract Four Schiff base complexes,[Cu 2 (L1) 2 (μ-NCS) 2](1),[Cu 2 (L2) 2 (μ-N 3) 2](2), Cu [Cu (CH 3 COO)(L3)] 2 (3), and [Zn {Zn (C 3 H 4 N 2)(L3)} 2 (NO 3)](NO 3)(4)(where L1= 2-[(pyridin-2-ylmethylimino) methyl] phenol, L2= 1-[(pyridin-2-ylmethylimino) methyl] ...
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