Identification of N,N-disubstituted phenylalanines as a novel class of inhibitors of hepatitis C NS5B polymerase.

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Journal of Medicinal Chemistry (Impact Factor: 5.61). 05/2003; 46(8):1283-5. DOI: 10.1021/jm0340400
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ABSTRACT The HCV NS5B RNA dependent RNA polymerase plays an essential role in viral replication. The discovery of a novel class of inhibitors based on an N,N-disubstituted phenylalanine scaffold and structure-activity relationships studies to improve potency are described.

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