04579849 is referenced by 51 patents and cites 3 patents.

Disclosed are compounds of the formula: ##STR1## and the pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof wherein R.sup.1 and R.sup.2 are independently alkyl, haloalkyl, alkenyl, haloalkenyl, alkynyl or haloalkynyl, each having 1 to 19 carbon atoms, or R.sup.2 is hydrogen; R.sup.3 is hydrogen, alkyl having 1 to 6 carbon atoms or hydroxyalkyl having 1 to 6 carbon atoms; R.sup.4 is hydrogen, halogen, amino or alkyl having 1 to 4 carbon atoms; R.sup.5, R.sup.6 and R.sup.7 are independently selected from hydrogen, hydroxy, alkyl having 1 to 6 carbon atoms, acyloxy having 1 to 8 carbon atoms, alkoxy having 1 to 6 carbon atoms, hydroxyalkyl having 1 to 6 carbon atoms, acyloxyalkyl having 1 to 12 carbon atoms, amino, alkylamino of 1 to 6 carbon atoms and --PO.sub.3.sup.=, or two of R.sup.5, R.sup.6 and R.sup.7 taken together form a group --OPO.sub.2 O.sup.- --, --CH.sub.2 OPO.sub.2 O.sup.- --, --CH.sub.2 OPO.sub.2 OPO.sub.2 O.sup.= --, or --OPO.sub.2 OPO.sub.2 O.sup.= --; A is O, S or CH.sub.2 and X is a pharmaceutically acceptable anion. The compounds have antiviral activity, especially against viruses of the herpes class.

Title
N-alkylguanine acyclonucleosides as antiviral agents
Application Number
6/597785
Publication Number
4579849
Application Date
April 6, 1984
Publication Date
April 1, 1986
Inventor
Robert A Strelitz
Edison
NJ, US
Richard L Tolman
Warren
NJ, US
Malcolm MacCoss
Freehold
NJ, US
Agent
Julian S Levitt
Hesna J Pfeiffer
Richard A Elder
Assignee
Merck & Co
NJ, US
IPC
A61K 31/52
C07D 473/18
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