Description

The L-valinyl ester of ganciclovir, into which it is rapidly converted by intestinal and hepatic esterases. It is a synthetic analogue of 2'-deoxyguanosine.

Chemical properties

Chemical formula Net charge Average mass
C14H22N6O5 0 354.36170
valganciclovir

Nomenclature

IUPAC SMILES
2-[(2-amino-6-oxo-3,6-dihydro-9H-purin-9-yl)methoxy]-3-hydroxypropyl L-valinate CC(C)[C@H](N)C(=O)OCC(CO)OCn1cnc2c1[nH]c(N)nc2=O