Oxysophocarpine is an alkaloid similar to Matrine (M075) that has recently discovered antiviral activities. In one study it was able to relieve symptoms and reduce mortaility in enterovirus 71-infected mice.
|Mechanism of Action||The antiviral mode of action of oxysophocarpine is not yet known.|
|References||Pan, Q.-M., Li, Y.-H., Hua, J., Huang, F.-P., Wang, H.-S., & Liang, D. (2015). Antiviral Matrine-Type alkaloids from the Rhizomes of Sophora tonkinensis. Journal of Natural Products, 78(7), 1683–1688. doi:10.1021/acs.jnatprod.5b00325|
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