Mechanisms of drug action

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

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  • Idoxuridine

    • Name: Idoxuridine

    • Approved date: June 1963

    • Drug action: Idoxuridine substitutes thymidine and targets HSV DNA polymerase to inhibit viral DNA synthesis

    • Pubchem link: 5905

    • Drug bank link: DB00249

    • PDB structure link: 1KI7

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.