Naturally Occurring Anthraquinones as Potential Inhibitors of SARS-CoV-2 Main Protease: A Molecular Docking Study
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Conclusion: Among the natural anthraquinones, alterporriol Q could be the most potential inhibitor of SARS-CoV-2 Mpro among the natural anthraquinones studied here, as its ∆G value differed from that of remdesivir only by 0.51 kcal/ mol. The uses of these alternate compounds might be favorable for the treatment of the COVID-19.