Velpatasvir (Molecule of the Month for May 2017)
Velpatasvir is amedication used as part of combination therapy to treat chronic Hepatitis C, an infectious liver disease caused by infection with Hepatitis C Virus. Velpatasvir is an NS5A inhibitor which is used together with sofosbuvir in the treatment of hepatitis C infection of all six major genotypes.
The substance blocks NS5A, a protein necessary for hepatitis C virus replication and assembly
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(Molecule of the Month for May 2017 )
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