SKU: A091  / 
    CAS Number: 5536-17-4

    Adenine 9-ß-D-arabinofuranoside (Vidarabine)

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    Adenine 9-ß-D-arabinofuranoside (Vidarabine) is a purine nucleoside with anti-viral activity against some DNA viruses including herpesviruses and varicella zoster viruses.
    Mechanism of ActionAdenine 9-ß-D-arabinofuranoside (Vidarabine) inhibits DNA synthesis in DNA viruses by becoming incorporated into viral DNA and ultimately producing a faulty DNA sequence.
    SpectrumAdenine 9-ß-D-arabinofuranoside is active against poxviruses, herpesviruses, rhabdoviruses, and hepadnaviruses.
    Molecular Formula

    C10H13N5O4

    ReferencesPollard, R. B. "Effect of Vidarabine on Chronic Hepatitis B Virus Infection." JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association 239.16 (1978): 1648-650.