University of Nottingham

The University of Nottingham is a public research university in Nottingham, United Kingdom. It was founded as University College Nottingham in 1881, and was granted a royal charter in 1948. The University of Nottingham belongs to the elite research intensive Russell Group association.
New Antiviral Drug Identified for COVID-19 Treatment 💊💉🔬

A team of researchers from the University of Nottingham have identified a plant based antiviral drug, named thapsigargin, triggers a highly effective broad-spectrum host-centered antiviral innate immune response against COVID-19 and two other major types of respiratory viruses. Thapsigargin is a naturally occurring compound isolated from the umbelliferous plant Thapsia garganica.


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