Mechanisms of drug action

Here, we share the movies to show how antiviral drugs bind to their protein targets.

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  • Brivudine

    • Name: Brivudine

    • Approved date: 2000

    • Drug action: Brivudine triphosphate targets VZV DNA polymerase to inhibit viral DNA synthesis.

    • Pubchem link: 446727

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    • PDB structure link: 1OSN

Antiviral drug history

As of September 2015, 60 antiviral drugs have been approved for clinical use. Please click the following picture for more drug movies.