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The Chemical Entities of Biological Interest (ChEBI) ontology is downloaded weekly from EMBL-EBI at The data is made available under the Creative Commons License (CC BY 3.0, For more information see: Degtyarenko et al. (2008) ChEBI: a database and ontology for chemical entities of biological interest. Nucleic Acids Res. 36, D344–D350.

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Definition:A deoxyglucose that is D-glucose in which the hydroxy group at position 2 has been replaced by a hydrogen. It is an antimetabolite of glucose with antiviral activity, which acts by inhibiting the glycosylation of glycoproteins and glycolipids. Used as an antiherpes agent.
Synonyms:related_synonym: 2-Deoxy-D-arabino-hexose;   2-Deoxy-D-mannose;   D-2dGlc;   D-arabino-2-Deoxyhexose;   Deoxyglucose;   Formula=C6H12O5
 alt_id: CHEBI:1078;   CHEBI:11565;   CHEBI:11569;   CHEBI:19553;   CHEBI:57546
 xref: CAS:154-17-6;   KEGG:C00586
 xref_mesh: MESH:D003847
 xref: MetaCyc:2-DEOXY-D-GLUCOSE;   Wikipedia:2-Deoxy-D-glucose

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