Definitions

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  • n. An antiviral drug which is active against herpes simplex and varicella zoster viruses.

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Examples

  • The compound adenine arabinoside vidarabine is effective against herpes and shingles.

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  • Two antiviral drugs (vidarabine and azidothymidine) and the anticancer agent cytarabine were developed using compounds extracted from Caribbean reef sponges.

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  • The vidarabine breakthrough more than 30 years ago opened the door to an entire field of antiviral therapy now crucial for the treatment of influenza, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and other infections.

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  • He is credited with helping to develop vidarabine, the first drug to treat encephalitis caused by the herpes simplex virus.

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  • Whitley is credited with helping to develop vidarabine, the first drug to treat herpes simplex virus.

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  • The vidarabine breakthrough more than 30 years ago opened the door to an entire field of antiviral therapy now crucial for the treatment of influenza, human immunodeficiency virus (

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