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Antiviral Agents MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Antiviral Agents
Tree Number(s)
D27.505.954.122.388
Unique ID
D000998
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000998
Annotation
for resistance to antiviral agents, DRUG RESISTANCE, VIRAL and DRUG RESISTANCE, MULTIPLE, VIRAL are available
Scope Note
Agents used in the prophylaxis or therapy of VIRUS DISEASES. Some of the ways they may act include preventing viral replication by inhibiting viral DNA polymerase; binding to specific cell-surface receptors and inhibiting viral penetration or uncoating; inhibiting viral protein synthesis; or blocking late stages of virus assembly.
Entry Term(s)
Antiviral
Antiviral Agent
Antiviral Drug
Antiviral Drugs
Antivirals
Registry Number
0
See Also
Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors
Virus Inactivation
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Antiviral Agents Preferred
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