Description

A pyrimidine 2'-deoxyribonucleoside that is the L-enantiomer of thymine. A synthetic thymidine nucleoside analogue with activity against HBV DNA polymerase.

Chemical properties

Chemical formula Net charge Average mass
C10H14N2O5 0 242.22860
telbivudine

Nomenclature

IUPAC SMILES Synonyms
1-(2-deoxy-beta-L-erythro-pentofuranosyl)-5-methylpyrimidine-2,4(1H,3H)-dione Cc1cn([C@@H]2C[C@@H](O)[C@H](CO)O2)c(=O)[nH]c1=O
  • beta-l-thymidine
  • l-dt
  • epavudine
  • 2'-deoxy-l-thymidine
  • l-deoxythymidine
  • 1-(2-deoxy-beta-l-ribofuranosyl)-5-methyluracil
  • beta-l-2'-deoxythymidine
  • ldt
  • l-thymidine