1079990-21-8: Favipiravir Carboxylic Acid

Favipiravir Carboxylic Acid (CAS No. 1079990-21-8) or 6-Fluoro-3-oxo-3,4-dihydropyridine-2-carboxylic acid is a building block related to Favipiravir. Favipiravir is employed for the treatment of advanced Ebola virus infection in a small animal model. Favipiravir suppressed the replication of the Zaire Ebola virus and prevented a deadly outcome in 100% of the animals.

Additional information

Catalogue No.

VE007972

CAS No.

1079990-21-8

Molecular Formula

C5H3FN2O3

Molecular Weight

158.09 g/mol

IUPAC Name

6-Fluoro-3-oxo-3, 4-dihydropyrazine-2-carboxylic acid

References

Guo, Qi, et al. “The Complete Synthesis of Favipiravir from 2-Aminopyrazine.” Chemical Papers, vol. 73, no. 5, Jan. 2019, pp. 1043–51, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11696-018-0654-9.

Status

In-stock