The synthesis of beta-D-Fd4C was achieved in a stereoselective fashion from D-xylose. The antiviral activity and cytotoxicity of beta-D-Fd4C was compared with that of beta-L-Fd4C and 3TC (Lamivudine). Of the three agents compared, beta-L-Fd4C was found to be the most potent antiviral agent.
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