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Triterpene derivatives that inhibit human immunodeficiency virus type 1 replication

University of Minnesota, Institute for Molecular Virology, 18-242 Moos Tower, 525 Delaware St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, United States.
Bioorganic & medicinal chemistry letters (Impact Factor: 2.65). 11/2010; 21(1):542-5. DOI: 10.1016/j.bmcl.2010.10.078
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ABSTRACT Triterpene derivatives were analyzed for anti-HIV-1 activity and for cellular toxicity. Betulinic aldehyde, betulinic nitrile, and morolic acid derivatives were identified to have anti-HIV-1 activity. These derivatives inhibit a late step in virus replication, likely virus maturation.

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