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We investigated the anti-HIV-1 integrase and anti-inflammatory effects of isolated compounds from Betula alnoides, a plant in Thai traditional longevity preparations. Betulin exhibited the most potent inhibitory activity against HIV-1 IN. Regarding anti-inflammatory activity, the compounds exerted significant inhibitory effects on LPS-induced nitric oxide production.

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Our findings provides additional scientific support for the use Betula alnoides in traditional medicine for the treatment of HIV patients.


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Walailak University

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This page is a summary of: Evaluation of Anti-HIV-1 Integrase and Anti-Inflammatory Activities of Compounds from Betula alnoides Buch-Ham, Advances in Pharmacological Sciences, June 2019, Hindawi Publishing Corporation, DOI: 10.1155/2019/2573965.
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