ara-A

ara-A

 

ara-A

adenine arabinoside; see vidarabine.

ara-A

Adenine arabinoside or vidarabine. This is an analogue of adenine and acts by inhibiting DNA polymerase so that viral DNA synthesis is inhibited. It is effective against herpes viruses, varicella-zoster virus, vaccinia and hepatitis B viruses.

ara-A

adenine arabinoside; see vidarabine.