ACYCLOVIR - (59277-89-3)

Introduction

Name: acyclovir; 2-amino-1,9-dihydro-9-((2-hydroxyethoxy)methyl)-6H-purin-6-one*; acycloguanosine
* IUPAC
CAS Number: 59277-89-3
Chemical Formula: C8H11N5O3
Molar Mass: 225.20464 g
Mass Percent: C 42.665 %; H 4.9232 %; N 31.097 %; O 21.313 % 

Classification

Uses/Function

• "Acyclovir is useful in the treatment of herpes." 1

Bonding

Double Bonds: 4
Triple Bonds: 0
Sigma Bonds: 28
Pi Bonds: 4
Total: 32
Carboxyl Groups: 0
Hydroxyl Groups: 1
Hybridization: single bonded carbons, nitrogens, and oxygens are sp3; double bonded carbons, nitrogens, and oxygens are sp2

For More Information

Sources

(1) - Suchocki, John. Conceptual Chemistry: Understanding Our World of Atoms and Molecules; Addison Wesley: San Francisco, California, 2001; p 446.