Arch Virol 2022 Jun 20. Epub 2022 Jun 20.
Laboratório de Microbiologia Médica, Laboratório de Diagnóstico Laboratorial e Microbiologia Clínica, Campus Centro Oeste Dona Lindu, Universidade Federal de São João Del-Rei (UFSJ-CCO), Rua Sebastião Gonçalves Coelho, 400, Divinópolis, Minas Gerais, 35501-293, Brazil.
Arthropod-borne viruses (arboviruses), such as Zika virus (ZIKV), chikungunya virus (CHIKV), dengue virus (DENV), yellow fever virus (YFV), and West Nile virus (WNV), are pathogens of global importance. Therefore, there has been an increasing need for new drugs for the treatment of these viral infections. In this context, antimicrobial peptides (AMPs) obtained from animal venoms stand out as promising compounds because they exhibit strong antiviral activity against emerging arboviral pathogens. Read More