Design & Development of Unnatural Nucleosides as Antiviral & Anti-Cancer Agents

Design & Development of Unnatural Nucleosides as Antiviral & Anti-Cancer Agents   Ram C. Mishra   College of Pharmacy, University of Georgia, GA 30602, USA ¬†Unnatural nucleosides are the variants (chemically modified analogs) of five natural nucleosides which constitute the structure of DNA and RNA. Since the first preparation and later, the isolation of unnatural nucleosides from plants; nucleoside chemistry […]

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Gold Nanoprticles in Diagnosis of Infuenza (Flu) Virus

It’s well known that Viruses can be captured by specific antibodies. Nano-particles owing to their size and constitution show peculiar properties in contrast to their regular (bulky) counterparts. The nano-particles of Gold have been successfully linked with immune-proteins called antibodies. When this complex comes in contact with a Virus it forms an aggregate showing another characteristic property of light scattering. […]

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