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Descriptor English: Vidarabine
Descriptor Spanish: Vidarabina
Descriptor vidarabina
Entry term(s) ara-A
arabinofuranosiladenina
arabinosiladenina
arabinósido de adenina
Scope note: Antibiótico nucleosídico aislado del Streptomyces antibioticus. Tiene algunas propiedades antineoplásicas y tiene amplio espectro de actividad frente a los virus ADN en los cultivos celulares e importante actividad antiviral contra las infecciones originadas por diversos virus, como el herpes viruses, el virus de la vaccinia y el virus varicella zoster.
Descriptor Portuguese: Vidarabina
Descriptor 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
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014740
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
Pharm Action: Antimetabolites
Antiviral Agents
Registry Number: FA2DM6879K
CAS Type 1 Name: 9H-Purin-6-amine, 9-beta-D-arabinofuranosyl-
Previous Indexing: Adenine (1972-1974)
Arabinose (1972-1974)
Nucleosides (1972-1974)
Purines (1966-1973)
Public MeSH Note: 79; was ARABINOFURANOSYLADENINE 1977-78, was ARABINOFURANOSYLADENINE see under PURINE NUCLEOSIDES 1975-76
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 ID: 15144
Unique ID: D014740
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
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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