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PRB Pharmaceuticals and Lee's Pharmaceuticals announced today that a recent study by Taiwan researchers from the National Health Research Institutes demonstrates TF2b and TF3, two components of v38 AMF-1, inhibit the 3C-like protease encoded by SARS-CoV. v38 AMF-1, a fraction of the flu medication VIRA 38, is best known for its ability to inhibit bird flu virus (H5N1) infections. The study ("Inhibition of SARS-CoV 3C-like Protease Activity by Theaflavin-3,3'-digallate (TF3)") was published in the June edition of Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. "The 3C-like protease (3CLpro) is one of the most promising targets for anti-SARS-CoV