Dihydroxypropoxymethylguanine DHPG See ganciclovir

9-S-2,3-dihydroxypropyl adenine A compound reported to inhibit rotavirus replication.

Smee DF et al (1982) Antimicrob Ag Chemother 21, 66

dihydrofolate reductase An enzyme which catalyzes the reduction of dihydrofolate to tetrahydrofolate, an essential step in purine synthesis. Specified in the genome of some herpesviruses.

dikkop Means 'thick head' and is the local name for edematous or cardiac form of African horse sickness.

dilution endpoint (DEP) 1. A property of a virus in which a series of dilutions is made of infected material, usually with phosphate buffer, and the infectivity of each dilution measured. The endpoint is the greatest dilution which retains infec-tivity. DEPs are usually in the range of 10-1-10-7. 2. The greatest dilution of an antibody which gives a measurable reaction with an antigen in a serological test.

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