*  Rattlesnake Venom Compounds Show Activity Against Hepatitis C Virus
When the same experiment was performed using crotoxin, production of viral particles fell 58%.. The second stage of the ... In this case, the results were even more satisfactory: phospholipase blocked 97% of viral cell entry, and crotoxin reduced ... They are found in natura as subunits of the crotoxin protein complex, which the researchers also tested.. In a series of in ... Treatment with crotoxin achieved 50% inhibition of viral release.. According to the researchers, the results of the experiments ...
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