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Black Tea ability to limit replication of SARS-CoV-2 Coronavirus: CCMB-IHBT joint study

Hyderabad, Aug 12 (UNI) Black tea not only has impact on holistic health but also can limit the ability of SARS-CoV-2 virus to replicate, according to a joint study conducted by researchers from Hyderabad-based Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB) and Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Technology (IHBT), Himachal Pradesh.
The study revealed that Theaflavin 3-gallate, a naturally occurring bioactive molecule derived from Theaflavin, found in abundance in black tea, has the ability to limit replication of SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus.
‘Theaflavin 3-gallate inhibits the main protease (Mpro) of SARS-CoV-2 and reduces its count in vitro’ which was published in the prestigious Nature journal on July 30.
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ASCI to sign MoU with CBC tomorrow

30 Sep 2022 | 2:12 PM

Hyderabad, Sep 30 (UNI) Administrative Staff College of India (ASCI) will sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Capacity Building Commission (CBC) here on Saturday.

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Siddaramaiah seeking ban on RSS unfortunate: Bommai

Siddaramaiah seeking ban on RSS unfortunate: Bommai

30 Sep 2022 | 1:29 PM

Hubballi (Karnataka), Sep 30 (UNI) Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Friday said it was unfortunate that Opposition leader Siddaramaiah was seeking ban on the RSS.

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Chennaiyin announce squad for Hero ISL

30 Sep 2022 | 1:27 PM

Chennai, Sep 30 (UNI) Chenaniyin FC’s 35-man squad for the Hero Indian Super League is here with head coach Thomas Brdaric looking to build on a promising Durand Cup campaign that concluded earlier this month.

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Cyclonic circulation over Westcentral Bay of Bengal : Met

30 Sep 2022 | 1:07 PM

Hyderabad, Sep 30 (UNI) The Cyclonic circulation over Westcentral Bay of Bengal off Andhra Pradesh coast persists and now extends upto 4.5 km above mean sea level.

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Heavy Rain likely in Telangana during next 24 hours : Met

Heavy Rain likely in Telangana during next 24 hours : Met

30 Sep 2022 | 12:59 PM

Hyderabad, Sep 30 (UNI) Heavy rain is very likely to occur at isolated places in Khammam, Nalgonda, Suryapet, Mahabubnagar, Nagarkurnool, Wanaparthi, Narayanpet, Jogulamba Gadwal districts of Telangana in the next 24 hours, Meteorological Centre said on Friday.

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