A deoxy glucose having a hydroxy group replaced by a hydrogen at position 2; an antimetabolite of glucose with antiviral activity, which acts by inhibiting the glycosylation of glycoproteins and glycolipids. Used as an antiherpes agent.
Note: Use of the qualifier "multiple interactions" designates that the annotated interaction
is comprised of a complex set of reactions and/or regulatory events, possibly involving
additional chemicals and/or gene products.