2-deoxy-d-glucose

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2-deoxy-d-glucose

 [de-ok´sĭ-gloo´kōs]
an antimetabolite of glucose with antiviral activity; it acts by inhibiting the glycosylation of glycoproteins and glycolipids; it has been investigated for treatment of herpesvirus infections.

2-deoxy-d-glucose

an antimetabolite of glucose with antiviral activity; it acts by inhibiting the glycosylation of glycoproteins and glycolipids; it has been investigated for treatment of herpesvirus infections.
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They found that when 2-DG was injected into animals, it predominantly accumulated in cancer cells that were subsequently killed by an injection of ABT-263/737.
Effects of 2-DG on glycolysis, proliferation kinetics and radiation response of human cancer cells.
2-DG is one of a class of compounds being developed by Threshold that selectively target the slow growing but highly metastatic cells within the poorly vascularized zones of solid tumors.