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Catalog Number: 196066


Molecular Formula: C8H12N4O5

Molecular Weight: 244.2

CAS # 36791-04-5

Synonym: 1-b-D-Ribofuranosyl-1,2,4-triazole-3-carboxamide

Solubility: Soluble in water (20 mg/ml - clear, colorless solution).

Description: An antiviral compound reported to be active against RSV, HIV, HCV and other infectious agents. Its metabolite, ribavirin 5'-phosphate, inhibits inosine monophosphate dehydrogenase (IMP).


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