Antiviral (influenza); Neuraminidase inhibitor. In silico, binds strongly to key SARS-CoV-2 protease, 3CLpro. Muralidharan et al. J. Biomol. Struct. Dyn., Apr 16 2020; https://doi.org/10.1080/07391102.2020.1752802
Biochemicals & reagents
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Oseltamivir is a potent viral neuraminidase inhibitor and a clinically useful treatment for influenzas A and B (1,2) and is a prodrug that is converted to the active acid in vivo (IC50 for active acid in vitro = 2 nM3).