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Dideoxynucleosides

"Dideoxynucleosides" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Nucleosides that have two hydroxy groups removed from the sugar moiety. The majority of these compounds have broad-spectrum antiretroviral activity due to their action as antimetabolites. The nucleosides are phosphorylated intracellularly to their 5'-triphosphates and act as chain-terminating inhibitors of viral reverse transcription.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Dideoxynucleosides" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Dideoxynucleosides" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 76 publications over 24 distinct years, with a maximum of 7 publications in 2009 and 2012
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