3-alkyl pyridinium compound from red sea sponge with potent antiviral activity

Christian R. Voolstra (Inventor), Aubrie O'Rourke (Inventor), Stephan Georg Kremb (Inventor)

Research output: Patent


Method for treating a viral infection in a patient, comprising administering to the patient a therapeutically effective amount of a compound, or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, comprising a moiety represented by figure (I), wherein R1 is a saturated or unsaturated bivalent hydrocarbon group. Viruses subject to treatment can include HIV and flaviviruses such as west nile, dengue, or hepatitis C virus. Compositions and methods of isolation and purification are also described including from the Red Sea sponge.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Patent numberWO 2016067099 A1
StatePublished - May 6 2016

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