15. Carbohydrate Binding Agents: Potential Therapeutics with Multiple Inhibitory Actions against Enveloped Viruses

  1. Binghe Wang2 and
  2. Geert-Jan Boons3
  1. K. O. François and
  2. J. Balzarini

Published Online: 7 JUL 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118017586.ch15

Carbohydrate Recognition: Biological Problems, Methods, and Applications

Carbohydrate Recognition: Biological Problems, Methods, and Applications

How to Cite

François, K. O. and Balzarini, J. (2011) Carbohydrate Binding Agents: Potential Therapeutics with Multiple Inhibitory Actions against Enveloped Viruses, in Carbohydrate Recognition: Biological Problems, Methods, and Applications (eds B. Wang and G.-J. Boons), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118017586.ch15

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Chemistry and Center for Biotechnology and Drug Design, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

  2. 3

    University of Georgia, USA

Author Information

  1. Rega Institute for Medical Research, K.U.Leuven, Leuven, Belgium

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 JUL 2011
  2. Published Print: 22 AUG 2011

Book Series:

  1. Wiley Series in Drug Discovery and Development

Book Series Editors:

  1. Binghe Wang

Series Editor Information

  1. Department of Chemistry and Center for Biotechnology and Drug Design, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470592076

Online ISBN: 9781118017586

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Keywords:

  • carbohydrate binding agents - therapeutics, multiple inhibitory actions against enveloped viruses;
  • peptidic carbohydrate binding agents, antiviral activity - from nonmammalian origin;
  • (semi-)synthetic small-size nonpeptidic carbohydrate binding agents - carbohydrate binding agents (CBAs), antiviral activity

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Enveloped Viruses Shown to Interact with Carbohydrate Binding Agents

  • Peptidic Carbohydrate Binding Agents Endowed with Antiviral Activity

  • (Semi-)Synthetic Small-Size Nonpeptidic Carbohydrate Binding Agents

  • Carbohydrate Binding Agents: A Novel Concept for Chemotherapy for Viruses Containing a Glycosylated Envelope

  • Conclusion

  • Acknowledgments

  • References