OBO ID: CHEBI:15866
Term Name: 2-deoxy-D-glucose Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • 2-Deoxy-D-arabino-hexose
  • 2-Deoxy-D-glucose
  • 2-Deoxy-D-mannose
  • D-2dGlc
  • D-arabino-2-Deoxyhexose
  • Deoxyglucose
Definition: A deoxyglucose that is D-glucose in which the hydroxy group at position 2 has been replaced by a hydrogen. It is an antimetabolite of glucose with antiviral activity, which acts by inhibiting the glycosylation of glycoproteins and glycolipids. Used as an antiherpes agent.
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Ontology: Chebi
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