Description

An oxopurine that is guanine substituted by a [(1,3-dihydroxypropan-2-yl)oxy]methyl group at position 9. Ganciclovir is an antiviral drug used to treat or prevent AIDS-related cytomegalovirus infections.

Chemical properties

Chemical formula Net charge Average mass
C9H13N5O4 0 255.23060
ganciclovir

Nomenclature

IUPAC SMILES Synonyms
2-amino-9-{[(1,3-dihydroxypropan-2-yl)oxy]methyl}-1,9-dihydro-6H-purin-6-one Nc1nc2n(COC(CO)CO)cnc2c(=O)[nH]1
  • 2-amino-9-((1,3-dihydroxypropan-2-yloxy)methyl)-1h-purin-6(9h)-one
  • 2-amino-9-((1,3-dihydroxypropan-2-yloxy)methyl)-9h-purin-6-ol
  • 9-(1,3-dihydroxy-propoxymethane)guanine
  • 9-[(1,3-dihydroxy-2-propoxy)methyl]guanine
  • 2-amino-9-((1,3-dihydroxypropan-2-yloxy)methyl)-3h-purin-6(9h)-one
  • ga2
  • 2-amino-9-(2-hydroxy-1-hydroxymethylethoxymethyl)-6,9-dihydro-1h-6-purinone
  • gancyclovir
  • 9-((2-hydroxy-1-(hydroxymethyl)ethoxy)methyl)guanine
  • ganciclovirum
  • 2-(6-amino-purin-9-ylmethoxy)-propane-1,3-diol
  • 2-amino-9-(2-hydroxy-1-hydroxymethyl-ethoxymethyl)-1,9-dihydro-purin-6-one