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Hydroxychloroquine sulfate shows antimalarial activity against malaria parasites mainly in the intra-erythrocytic phase of its life cycle. It acts by inhibiting the heme polymerase inside the food vacuole of the parasites
It shows an inhibitory activity in autophagy preventing the lysosome fusion with the autophagosome
Some studies demonstrated that hydroxychloroquine sulfate, due to its antiviral activity can restrict HIV infection in vitro
Hydroxychloroquine sulfate displays antiviral and anti-rheumatic activities
In vitro and in vivo experiments have been performed to investigate the role of hydroxychloroquine sulfate in the treatment of SARS-CoV-2 disease
Hydroxychloroquine sulfate can be used in immunofluorescence assays to evaluate the antiviral mechanisms in dengue virus-2 infection. In this disease, this compound can activate the innate immune response