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Descriptor in English: Vidarabine
Descriptor in Spanish: Vidarabina
Descriptor in Portuguese: Vidarabina
Descriptor in French: Vidarabine
Entry term(s): 9 beta Arabinofuranosyladenine
9 beta D Arabinofuranosyladenine
9-beta-Arabinofuranosyladenine
9-beta-D-Arabinofuranosyladenine
Adenine Arabinoside
Ara A
Ara-A
Arabinofuranosyladenine
Arabinoside, Adenine
Arabinosyladenine
Vira A
Vira-A
ViraA
alpha Ara A
alpha D Arabinofuranosyladenine
alpha-Ara A
alpha-D-Arabinofuranosyladenine
beta Ara A
beta-Ara A
Tree number(s): D03.633.100.759.590.138.900
D13.570.065.950
D13.570.583.138.900
Scope note: A nucleoside antibiotic isolated from Streptomyces antibioticus. It has some antineoplastic properties and has broad spectrum activity against DNA viruses in cell cultures and significant antiviral activity against infections caused by a variety of viruses such as the herpes viruses, the VACCINIA VIRUS and varicella zoster virus.
Annotation: an antiviral & antimetabolite
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Online Note: use VIDARABINE to search ARABINOFURANOSYLADENINE 1975-78
History Note: 79; was ARABINOFURANOSYLADENINE 1977-78, was ARABINOFURANOSYLADENINE see under PURINE NUCLEOSIDES 1975-76
DeCS UI: 15144
Descriptor UI: D014740
Date Established: 1977/01/01
Date of Entry: 1974/11/19
Revision Date: 2017/05/24
Vidarabine - Preferred
Concept UI M0022659
Scope note A nucleoside antibiotic isolated from Streptomyces antibioticus. It has some antineoplastic properties and has broad spectrum activity against DNA viruses in cell cultures and significant antiviral activity against infections caused by a variety of viruses such as the herpes viruses, the VACCINIA VIRUS and varicella zoster virus.
Preferred term Vidarabine
Entry term(s) 9 beta Arabinofuranosyladenine
9 beta D Arabinofuranosyladenine
9-beta-Arabinofuranosyladenine
9-beta-D-Arabinofuranosyladenine
Adenine Arabinoside
Ara A
Ara-A
Arabinofuranosyladenine
Arabinoside, Adenine
Arabinosyladenine
alpha Ara A
alpha D Arabinofuranosyladenine
alpha-Ara A
alpha-D-Arabinofuranosyladenine
beta Ara A
beta-Ara A
Vira-A - Narrower
Concept UI M0022660
Preferred term Vira-A
Entry term(s) Vira A
ViraA



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