Cytomegalovirus Mutants Resistant to Ganciclovir and Cidofovir Differ in Susceptibilities to Synguanol and Its 6-Ether and 6-Thioether Derivatives

@article{Chou2013CytomegalovirusMR,
  title={Cytomegalovirus Mutants Resistant to Ganciclovir and Cidofovir Differ in Susceptibilities to Synguanol and Its 6-Ether and 6-Thioether Derivatives},
  author={Sunwen Chou and Gloria Komazin-Meredith and John D. Williams and Terry L. Bowlin},
  journal={Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy},
  year={2013},
  volume={58},
  pages={1809 - 1812}
}
ABSTRACT The methylenecyclopropane nucleoside (MCPN) analogs synguanol and its 6-alkoxy (MBX2168) and 6-alkylthio (MBX1616) derivatives retained good in vitro activities against several common ganciclovir-resistant UL97 kinase variants of human cytomegalovirus. Foscarnet-MCPN cross-resistance was observed among UL54 polymerase variants. UL54 exonuclease domain ganciclovir-cidofovir dual-resistant variants were remarkably more hypersensitive to these MCPNs than to cyclopropavir, with some 50… 
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