Edoxudine

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Edoxudine
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Systematic (IUPAC) name
5-ethyl-1-[4-hydroxy-5-(hydroxymethyl)oxolan-2-yl]pyrimidine-2,4-dione
Clinical data
Legal status
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Identifiers
CAS number 15176-29-1 YesY
ATC code D06BB09
PubChem CID 66377
ChemSpider 59752 N
UNII 15ZQM81Y3R YesY
ChEMBL CHEMBL318153 N
Chemical data
Formula C11H16N2O5 
Mol. mass 256.25514
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Edoxudine (or edoxudin) is an Antiviral drug. It is an analog of thymidine, a nucleoside.

It has shown effectiveness against herpes simplex virus.[1]

Synthesis[edit]

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Bergstrom, Donald E.; Ruth, Jerry L. (1976). "Synthesis of C-5 substituted pyrimidine nucleosides via organopalladium intermediates". Journal of the American Chemical Society 98 (6): 1587–9. doi:10.1021/ja00422a056. PMID 1249369. 

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Topical antiviral agents for herpes simplex virus infections". Drugs Today 34 (12): 1013–25. December 1998. doi:10.1358/dot.1998.34.12.487486. PMID 14743269.