6'-Methyl-5'-homoaristeromycin: a structural variation of the anti-orthopox virus candidate 5'-homoaristeromycin.


The synthesis of 6'-methyl-5'-homoaristeromycin is described from a known 6'-ethyl ester. Antiviral analysis showed the (S)-6' stereoisomer retained the vaccinia activity of the parent 5'-homoaristeromycin (1) while the (R)-6' isomer was less active. Both were weaker than 1 towards cowpox. The diastereomers were equally active versus Epstein Barr virus… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.bmc.2013.04.070


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