|Title:||Method for the synthesis, compositions and use of 2'-deoxy-5-fluoro-3'-thiacytidine and related compounds|
|Abstract:||The present invention relates to a method of preparing the antiviral compounds 2'-deoxy-5-fluoro-3'thiacytidine (FTC) and various prodrug analogues of FTC from inexpensive precursors with the option of introducing functionality as needed; methods of using these compounds, particularly in the prevention and treatment of AIDS; and the compounds themselves. This synthetic route allows the stereoselective preparation of the biologically active isomer of these compounds and related compounds.|
|Inventor(s):||Liotta; Dennis C. (Stone Mountain, GA), Schinazi; Raymond F. (Decatur, GA), Choi; Woo-Baeg (North Brunswick, NJ)|
|Assignee:||Emory University (Atlanta, GA)|
2. A pharmaceutical composition comprising an effective HIV treatment amount for humans of .beta.-2'-deoxy-5-fluoro-3'-thiacytidine in a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier or diluent.