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Vidarabine MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Vidarabine
Tree Number(s)
D03.633.100.759.590.138.900
D13.570.065.950
D13.570.583.138.900
Unique ID
D014740
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014740
Annotation
an antiviral & antimetabolite
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.
Entry Term(s)
9-beta-Arabinofuranosyladenine
9-beta-D-Arabinofuranosyladenine
Adenine Arabinoside
Ara A
Ara-A
Arabinofuranosyladenine
Arabinosyladenine
Vira-A
alpha-Ara A
alpha-D-Arabinofuranosyladenine
beta-Ara A
Pharm Action
Antimetabolites
Antiviral Agents
Registry Number
FA2DM6879K
Related Numbers
5536-17-4
CAS Type 1 Name
9H-Purin-6-amine, 9-beta-D-arabinofuranosyl-
NLM Classification #
QV 268.5
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
Date Established
1977/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/19
Revision Date
2017/05/24
Vidarabine Preferred
Vira-A Narrower
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