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- n. Plural form of orthopoxvirus.
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The virus responsible for monkeypox is related to the virus that used to cause smallpox (both are orthopoxviruses).
The company's lead candidate, CMX001, is a broad spectrum, oral antiviral agent being tested in ongoing placebo-controlled clinical trials and in open-label treatment protocols for the prophylaxis, preemption and treatment of double-stranded DNA dsDNA viruses, such as herpesviruses, adenoviruses, and orthopoxviruses.
ST-246 is a potent, non-toxic inhibitor of orthopoxviruses that is in advanced development efforts to obtain regulatory approval.