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Ganciclovir MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Ganciclovir
Tree Number(s)
D03.633.100.759.758.399.454.250.300
Unique ID
D015774
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015774
Annotation
do not confuse DHPG, a common abbrev for ganciclovir with DHPG for both 3,4-dihydroxyphenylglycol & 3,4-dihydroxyphenylethylene glycol
Scope Note
An ACYCLOVIR analog that is a potent inhibitor of the Herpesvirus family including cytomegalovirus. Ganciclovir is used to treat complications from AIDS-associated cytomegalovirus infections.
Entry Term(s)
BIOLF-62
BW-759
Cytovene
Ganciclovir Sodium
Ganciclovir, Monosodium Salt
Gancyclovir
RS-21592
Pharm Action
Antiviral Agents
Registry Number
P9G3CKZ4P5
Related Numbers
02L083W284
82410-32-0
CAS Type 1 Name
6H-Purin-6-one, 2-amino-1,9-dihydro-9-((2-hydroxy-1-(hydroxymethyl)ethoxy)methyl)-
NLM Classification #
QV 268.5
Previous Indexing
Acyclovir/analogs & derivatives (1982-1989)
Guanine/analogs & derivatives (1982-1983)
Public MeSH Note
90
History Note
90
Date Established
1990/01/01
Date of Entry
1989/09/01
Revision Date
2016/05/31
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