Medical Pharmacology Chapter 36:  Antiviral Drugs

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  1. Acosta EP Flexner C Antiviral Agents (Nonretroviral) Chapter 58 in Goodman & Gilman's The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics, 12th edition (Brunton LL Chabner BA Knollmann BC, eds; Brunton LL, ed; Blumenthal DK  Murri N Hilal-Dandan R, assoc eds, Knollmann BC, consulting ed, on-line edition) The McGraw-Hill Companies, 2011.

  2. Baden LR Dolin R, Chapter 178, Antiviral Chemotherapy, Excluding Antiretroviral Drugs, in Harrison's Online   (Dan L. Longo, Anthony S. Fauci, Dennis L. Kasper, Stephen L. Hauser, J. Larry Jameson, Joseph Loscalzo, Eds.),  Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 18th edition, The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. 2012.

  3. Safrin S Antiviral Agents, Chapter 49 in Basic & Clinical Pharmacology, 12 e (Katzung BG Masters SB Trevor AJ) The McGraw-Hill Companies, 2012 (on-line edition).

  4. Crusat M de Jong MD Review:  Neuraminidase inhibitors and their role in avian and pandemic influenza.  Antiviral Therapy 12:  593-602, 2007.

  5. McKimm-Breschkin JL Influenza neuraminidase inhibitors:  Antiviral action and mechanisms of resistence. Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses 7(Suppl. 1), 25-36, 2012.

  6. von Itzstein M Wu W-Y Kok GB Pegg MS Dyason JC Jin B Phan TV Smyth ML White HF Oliver SW Colman PM Varghese JN Ryan DM Woods JM Bethell RC Hotham VJ Cameron JM Penn CR Rational design of potent sialidase-based inhibitors of influenza virus replication.  Nature 363 418-423, 3 June 1993.



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