American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A hydrolytic enzyme that removes sialic acid from mucoproteins and is found chiefly in microorganisms of the respiratory and intestinal tracts.
- -ase (Wiktionary)
- neuramin(ic acid) (neur(o)- + amin(e)) + -id(e) + -ase. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Research suggests neuraminidase, which is a substance needed by the H5N1 virus to reproduce, may be inhibited.”
“Oseltamivir is known as a neuraminidase inhibitor that does not actually kill swine flu or other influenza viruses directly.”
“According to various expert epidemiological sources, strains of influenza are becoming progressively resistant to currently available commercial antiviral drugs (including so-called neuraminidase inhibitors) and death rates are expected to increase globally without the development of new effective treatment strategies.”
“Relenza and Tamiflu are known as neuraminidase inhibitors (NIs).”
“According to John Oxford, Professor of Virology at Barts and the London School of Medicine, the drug works by inhibiting chemicals known as neuraminidase enzymes in the virus.”
“But so far, it remains sensitive to the two drugs known as neuraminidase inhibitors:”
“Zinc is a mild to moderate inhibitor of neuraminidase.”
“Zinc ions have been shown to have a slight inhibitory action on all strains of neuraminidase tested Zinc reduces TNF, IL-1 and IL-8 production Zinc can also turn down TNF, ICAM and other cytokines involved in over reaction to H5N1 and other viruses.”
“Resveratrol: In addition to inhibiting neuraminidase, resveratrol also sends a message to cells to stop manufacturing viruses.”
“But if this comes back in the fall, with a deadly mutation, or from deadly shots it could cause a cytokine storm that triggers different receptors (TNF-a, IL-6, IL-1, IL-8, neuraminidase, & others).”
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