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Definition of the noun Acycloguanosine
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Acycloguanosine a.k.a. Aciclovir: A synthetic analog of the purine nucleoside, guanosine, with potent antiviral activity against herpes simplex viruses type 1 and 2, varicella-zoster virus and other viruses. After conversion in vivo to the active metabolite acyclovir triphosphate, acyclovir competitively inhibits viral DNA polymerase, incorporates into and terminates the growing viral DNA chain, and inactivates viral DNA polymerase. The greater antiviral activity of acyclovir against HSV compared to VZV is due to its more efficient phosphorylation by the thymidine kinase of HSV.
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by J. Whitehouse, H. Kay
Acycloguanosine is a new drug with specific action on the herpesviruses. If its early promise is fulfilled it may be a very useful drug in the systemic treatment of both HSV and V-Z generalised infections, for it is of low toxicity. It has been possible ...
The Dictionary of Virology (2009)
by Brian W.J. Mahy
acycloguanosine 9- (2-hydroxyethoxymethyl) guanine A nucleoside analog. An antiviral agent with a potent and highly specific action against human herpesvirus 1, 2, and 3 both in ...
Dictionary of Toxicology (2014)
by Ernest Hodgson, Michael Roe
acycloguanosine See: acyclovir. acyclovir (2-amino-1,9-dihydro-9-[(2-hydroxyethoxy) methyl]-6H-purin- 6-one; ...
by S. Choudhary
acycloguanosine (acyclovir) : An antiviral medication used to treat herpesvirus infections; ...
A Dictionary of Science (2010)
by Elizabeth A. Martin
acyclovir ( acycloguanosine) SeeAcIcLovIR. acyl anhydrides SeeAcID ANHYDRIDES. acylation ...
Chemical Data, Structures and Bibliographies by J. Elks
Acycloguanosine. Cycloviran. Milavir.
by Pei-Show Juo
5′ Acycloguanosine Synonym of acyclovir. Acyclovir (mol wt 225) An antiviral agent active against several herpes viruses. It interferes with viral DNA synthesis. O N HN N N H2N Acyl- Activating ...
With a list of the most important medical and scientific journals and their traditional abbreviations by Rolf Heister
of Foot Orthopedists ACFS American College of Foot Surgeons ACG acycloguanosine ACG American College of Gastroenterology ACG angiocardiography ACG aortocoronarography ACG apex cardiography AcG accelerator globulin (factor ...
by William Andrew Publishing
-6Hpurin-6-one Common Name: Acycloguanosine; 9-(2- Hydroxyethoxymethyl)guanine Structural Formula: Chemical Abstracts Registry No.
by Virginia P. Studdert, Clive C. Gay, Douglas C. Blood
Dictionary of Medical Objects / Medizinisches Sachwörterbuch / Dictionnaire d'Objets Médicaux / Medicinae Rerum Verborum Index (2012)
by A. Nobel
acycloguanosine / Acycloguanosine n (nach Idoxuridin [Ioddesoxyuridin] und Vidarabin [Ara-A], einem Adeninabkömmling, lassen Prüfungen den Guaninabkömmling Acyclovir als das Herpes-simplex-Virustaticum [l und ll] nonplusultra ...
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Video shows what acycloguanosine means. A guanosine analogue antiviral drug.. acycloguanosine synonyms: aciclovir, acyclovir. Acycloguanosine Meaning.
Scrabble value of A1C3Y4C3L1O1G2U1A1N1O1S1I1N1E1
The value of this 15-letter word is 23 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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