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Acycloguanosine

Definition of the noun Acycloguanosine

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noun

  1. A guanosine analogue antiviral drug.

Explanation

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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Google previewCNS Complications of Malignant Disease (1979)

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 ...

Google previewThe 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 ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Modern Medicine (2010)

by Joseph Segen

Acycloguanosine–antiviral 2. Ambulatory care group 3. Angiocardiography 4. Angle closure glaucoma 5. Apex cardiogram, see there ACGME Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education achalasia GI ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Science (2017)

by Jonathan Law

acyclovir (acycloguanosine) See ACICLOVIR. acyl ...

Google previewDictionary of Abbreviations in Medical Sciences (2012)

With a list of the most important medical and scientific journals and their traditional abbreviations by Rolf Heister

Emergency Physicians accessory clinical findings ACF anhydrous citrovorum factor ACFO American College of Foot Orthopedists ACFS American College of Foot Surgeons ACG acycloguanosine ACG American College of Gastroenterology ...

Google previewPharmaceutical Manufacturing Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (2013)

by William Andrew Publishing

-6Hpurin-6-one Common Name: Acycloguanosine; 9-(2- Hydroxyethoxymethyl)guanine Structural Formula: Chemical Abstracts Registry No.

Google previewDictionary of Medical Abbreviations (2016)

The World's most comprehensive list of English-language medical abbreviations and acronyms by Burt Vance

globulin ACG= acoustocardiogram; acoustocardiography ACG = activated charcoal granule ACG= active chronic gastritis ACG = acute closure glaucoma ACG = acycloguanosine ACG = adenine-cytosine-guanine (codon for threonine) ACG ...

Google previewSaunders Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary (2011)

by Virginia P. Studdert, Clive C. Gay, Douglas C. Blood

acycloguanosine acyclovir.

Google previewEncyclopaedic Dictionary of Biology (2003)

by S. Choudhary

acycloguanosine (acyclovir) : An antiviral medication used to treat herpesvirus infections; ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Drugs: Chemical Data (2014)

Chemical Data, Structures and Bibliographies by J. Elks

Acycloguanosine. Cycloviran. Milavir.

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Biomedicine and Molecular Biology (2001)

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 ...

Google previewDictionary 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 ...

Google previewDictionary 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; ...

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Acycloguanosine Meaning

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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