Deoxyuridine

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Deoxyuridine
Skeletal formula of deoxyuridine
Ball-and-stick model of the deoxyuridine molecule
Identifiers
951-78-0 YesY
ChEBI CHEBI:16450 N
ChEMBL ChEMBL353955 N
ChemSpider 13118 YesY
Jmol-3D images Image
MeSH Deoxyuridine
PubChem 640
UNII W78I7AY22C YesY
Properties
C9H12N2O5
Molar mass 228.202
Except where otherwise noted, 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.