(-)-Taxifolin

potential SARS-CoV-2 protease inhibitor

Phase of research

Potential treatment - theoretical effect

How it helps

Antiviral

Drug status

Natural product

1
Supporting evidence
0
Contradictory evidence

General information

Taxifolin is a natural flavonoid from the polyphenols class. It can be found in various conifers, fruit, vegetables, wine, tea and cocoa. It is a potential chemoprotective agent. Taxifolin showed promising pharmacological activities in the management of inflammation, tumors, microbial infections, oxidative stress, cardiovascular, and liver disorders.

Regarding SARS-Cov-2, our AIM tool found the data that taxifolin could help against SARS-CoV-2 by inhibiting its protease. 

Taxifolin on DrugBank
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Synonyms

dihydroquercetin

Structure not available

C15H12O7


References - supporting data

Link Tested on Impact factor Notes Publication date DB entry date
Inhibitors for Novel Coronavirus Protease Identified by Virtual Screening of 687 Million Compounds
preprint
in silico

Inhibitors for Novel Coronavirus Protease Identified by Virtual Screening of 687 Million Compounds

Mar/03/2020 Mar/30/2020