Cysteine proteinase inhibitors in murine cysticercosis

Salman Baig, Raymond T. Damian, Jorge Morales-Montor, Rupal Thazhath, Amr Ghaleb, Meredith Welch, Jamil Talhouk, A. Clinton White

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We explored the prophylactic efficacies of two novel protease inhibitors in murine cysticercosis. Our results demonstrated a 95% and 80% reduction in parasite burden for mice injected with Z-LLL-FMK and Z-LLY-FMK, respectively. Further studies are merited on the role of cysteine proteinase inhibitors in treatment of cysticercosis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2886-2888
Number of pages3
JournalAntimicrobial agents and chemotherapy
Issue number8
StatePublished - Aug 2006
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmacology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases


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