Published in AIDS Weekly, January 5th, 2004
"Pronucleotides represent a promising alternative to improve the biological activity of nucleoside analogs against different viral diseases," according to scientists in Germany. "Moreover, pronucleotides are valuable tools for studies concerning the nucleoside/nucleotide metabolism."
"The basic idea is to achieve nucleotide delivery into cells, bypassing limitations with intracellular formation of nucleotides from their nucleoside precursors," explained C. Meier and colleagues at the University of Hamburg. "The cycloSal-concept is one of several pronucleotide...
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