NLM Logo

Cidofovir MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Cidofovir
Tree Number(s)
D02.705.429.437
D03.383.742.698.421.216
Unique ID
D000077404
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000077404
Scope Note
An acyclic nucleoside phosphonate that acts as a competitive inhibitor of viral DNA polymerases. It is used in the treatment of RETINITIS caused by CYTOMEGALOVIRUS INFECTIONS and may also be useful for treating HERPESVIRUS INFECTIONS.
Entry Term(s)
1-((3-Hydroxy-2-phosphonylmethoxy)propyl)cytosine
1-(3-Hydroxy-2-phosphonylmethoxypropyl)cytosine
Cidofovir Anhydrous
Cidofovir Sodium
Cidofovir, (+-)-isomer
Cidofovir, (R)-isomer
Cidofovir, Sodium Salt
GS 504
GS-504
HPMPC
Vistide
Pharm Action
Antiviral Agents
Enzyme Inhibitors
Registry Number
JIL713Q00N
Related Numbers
113852-37-2
128347-13-7
768M1V522C
M83JB37U61
CAS Type 1 Name
Phosphonic acid, (((1S)-2-(4-amino-2-oxo-1(2H)-pyrimidinyl)-1-(hydroxymethyl)ethoxy)methyl)-
Public MeSH Note
2019; CIDOFOVIR was indexed under CYTOSINE/analogs & derivatives 1989-2018; under ORGANOPHOSPHONATES 2005-2018; and under ORGANOPHOSPHORUS COMPOUNDS 1989-2004
History Note
2019 (1989)
Date Established
2019/01/01
Date of Entry
2018/07/09
Revision Date
2018/07/03
Cidofovir Preferred
GS 504 Narrower
Cidofovir, Sodium Salt Narrower
Cidofovir, (R)-isomer Narrower
Cidofovir Anhydrous Narrower
1-(3-Hydroxy-2-phosphonylmethoxypropyl)cytosine Related
Vistide Narrower
Cidofovir, (+-)-isomer Narrower
page delivered in 0.222s