OBO ID: CHEBI:7956
Term Name: penciclovir Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • 2-amino-9-[4-hydroxy-3-(hydroxymethyl)butyl]-1,9-dihydro-6H-purin-6-one
  • 9-(4-hydroxy-3-(hydroxymethyl)butyl)guanine
  • 9-(4-hydroxy-3-hydroxymethylbut-1-yl)-guanine
  • 9-[2-hydroxy-1-(hydroxymethyl)-ethoxymethyl]guanine
  • 9-[4-hydroxy-3-(hydroxymethyl)but-1-yl]guanine
  • PCV
  • PE2
  • penciclovir
  • penciclovirum
Definition: A member of the class of 2-aminopurines that is guanine in which the hydrogen at position 9 is substituted by a 4-hydroxy-3-(hydroxymethyl)but-1-yl group. An antiviral drug, it is administered topically for treatment of herpes labialis. A prodrug, famciclovir, is used for oral administration.
References:
  • CAS:39809-25-1
  • DrugBank:DB00299
  • Drug_Central:2079
  • HMDB:HMDB0014444
  • KEGG:C07417
  • KEGG:D05407
  • LINCS:LSM-5587
  • PDBeChem:PE2
  • PMID:3040998
  • Patent:US5075445
  • Reaxys:4501039
  • Wikipedia:Penciclovir
Ontology: Chebi
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