Deoxyuridine

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Deoxyuridine
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Identifiers
CAS number 951-78-0 YesY
PubChem 640
ChemSpider 13118 YesY
UNII W78I7AY22C YesY
MeSH Deoxyuridine
ChEBI CHEBI:16450 N
ChEMBL CHEMBL353955 N
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Properties
Molecular formula C9H12N2O5
Molar mass 228.202
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Infobox references

Deoxyuridine is a compound and a nucleoside. It is similar in chemical structure to uridine, but without the 2'-hydroxyl group.

Idoxuridine and Trifluridine are variants of deoxyuridine used as antiviral drugs. They are similar enough to be incorporated as part of DNA replication, but they possess side groups on the uracil component (an iodine and a CF3 group, respectively), that prevent base pairing.