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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 794970, 13 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/794970
Research Article

In Vivo Anti-Influenza Virus Activity of Japanese Herbal (Kampo) Medicine, “Shahakusan,” and Its Possible Mode of Action

1Graduate School of Infection Control Sciences, Kitasato University, 5-9-1 Shirokane, Minato-ku, Tokyo 108-8641, Japan
2Department of Drug Discovery Sciences, Kitasato Institute for Life Sciences, Kitasato University, 5-9-1 Shirakane, Minato-ku, Tokyo 108-8641, Japan
3Department of Basic Research, Oriental Medicine Research Center, Kitasato University, 5-9-1 Shirokane, Minato-ku, Tokyo 108-8642, Japan

Received 26 June 2012; Revised 20 November 2012; Accepted 30 November 2012

Academic Editor: Taixiang Wu

Copyright © 2012 Rei Hokari et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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  • Dhivya Rajasekaran, Enzo A. Palombo, Tiong Chia Yeo, Diana Lim Siok Ley, Chu Lee Tu, and Francois Malherbe, “Identification of Traditional Medicinal Plant Extracts with Novel Anti-Infl uenza Activity,” Plos One, vol. 8, no. 11, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
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