Kaempferol inhibits SARS-CoV-2 invasion by impairing heptad repeats-mediated viral fusion


Kae prevents SARS-CoV-2 infection by blocking membrane fusion and possesses a broad-spectrum anti-fusion ability. These findings provide valuable insights into potential benefits of Kae-containing botanical products as a complementary prophylaxis, especially during the waves of breakthrough infections and re-infections. Copyright © 2023. Published by Elsevier GmbH.

Authors Gao J, Cao C, Shi M, Hong S, Guo S, Li J, Liang T, Song P, Xu R, Li N
Journal Phytomedicine : international journal of phytotherapy and phytopharmacology
Publication Date 2023 Sep;118:154942
PubMed 37421767
PubMed Central PMC10289257
DOI 10.1016/j.phymed.2023.154942

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