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Ribavirin



Catalog Number : 3670451

Description

Ribavirin is an antiviral guanosine ribonucleoside analog. It is a prodrug that metabolizes into a form resembling purine RNA nucleosides and interferes with RNA metabolism and induces mutations in RNA-dependent replication. It is currently being researched as a potential treatment for COVID-19.
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Additional Information

Applications:
FA
Synonyms:
Rebetol, Tribavirin, Ribamidyl, Virazole, Copegus, Ribasphere
Formulation:
Crystalline solid
Chemical Name:
1-[(2R,3R,4S,5R)-3,4-dihydroxy-5-(hydroxymethyl)oxolan-2-yl]-1,2,4-triazole-3-carboxamide
Molecular Formula:

C8H12N4O5

Molecular Weight:
244.2
CAS Number
36791-04-5
Purity:
95%
Storage Conditions:
Product should be kept at -20°C.
References:

Khalili, J. S., Zhu, H., Mak, A., Yan, Y., & Zhu, Y. (2020). Novel coronavirus treatment with ribavirin: Groundwork for evaluation concerning COVID‐19. Journal of medical virology.

Glue, P. (1999). The clinical pharmacology of ribavirin. In Seminars in liver disease (Vol. 19, pp. 17-24).

Crotty, S., Maag, D., Arnold, J. J., Zhong, W., Lau, J. Y., Hong, Z., ... & Cameron, C. E. (2000). The broad-spectrum antiviral ribonucleoside ribavirin is an RNA virus mutagen. Nature medicine6(12), 1375-1379.


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