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..The nucleoside will prevent or delay the emergence of drug-resistant HIV-1 variants and be an ideal therapeutic agent for both HIV-1 and HBV infections. ..
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..This article describes modified nucleosides with deactivated 3'-OH and modified at two or more positions. These are expected to have high antiviral activity as well as have low toxicity. ..