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Title: Resiquimod
CAS Registry Number: 144875-48-9
CAS Name: 4-Amino-2-(ethoxymethyl)-a,a-dimethyl-1H-imidazo[4,5-c]quinoline-1-ethanol
Manufacturers' Codes: R-848; S-28463
Molecular Formula: C17H22N4O2
Molecular Weight: 314.38
Percent Composition: C 64.95%, H 7.05%, N 17.82%, O 10.18%
Literature References: Immune response modulator structurally similar to imiquimod, q.v. Induces cytokine secretion by monocytes and activates antibody secretion by B cells. Prepn: J. F. Gerster et al., WO 9215582; eidem, US 5389640 (1992, 1995 both to 3M). Immunomodulating and antiviral activities: M. A. Tomai et al., Antiviral Res. 28, 253 (1995). Mechanism of action study: G. A. Bishop et al., Cell. Immunol. 208, 9 (2001). Clinical evaluation in genital herpes: S. L. Spruance et al., J. Infect. Dis. 184, 196 (2001). Review of development: J. J. Wu et al., Antiviral Res. 64, 79-83 (2004).
Properties: Colorless, crystalline solid, mp 190-193°.
Melting point: mp 190-193°
Therap-Cat: Antiviral.
Keywords: Antiviral; Imidazoquinolines; Immunomodulator.

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