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Catalog No.S1706 Synonyms: GR109714X
Molecular Weight(MW): 229.26
Lamivudine is a potent nucleoside analog reverse transcriptase inhibitor, used for treatment of chronic HBV and HIV/AIDS. It works by blocking the HIV reverse transcriptase and hepatitis B virus polymerase.
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The indicated liver cancer cell lines—Hep-3B, Huh-7 and PLC were treated with or without 5 types anti-hepatitis B virus drugs (C) with the concentration of 100 μM, and M1 virus (MOI = 10) for 72 hours. Following 72 hours, cell viabilities were determined by MTT assay (mean ± SD). N.S. Not significant.
Oncotarget, 2017, 8(15):24694-24705. Lamivudine purchased from Selleck.
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|Description||Lamivudine is a potent nucleoside analog reverse transcriptase inhibitor, used for treatment of chronic HBV and HIV/AIDS. It works by blocking the HIV reverse transcriptase and hepatitis B virus polymerase.|
Lamivudine’s anti- HBV activity, like its anti-HIV activity, has been shown to depend on the ability of LMV-TP to serve as both substrate and inhibitor of the DNA- and RNA-dependent polymerase activities of the HBV P gene product. Lamivudine owes its activity to the remarkably broad substrate specificity of deoxycytidine kinase and the unusual substrate preference of the HBV polymerases for dNTPs with the unnatural L-conformation, whereas the anti-HBV activity of PCV appears to depend on several factors including optimal phosphorylation (sufficient for antiviral activity but not cytotoxicity) by key cellular enzymes, the long intracellular half-life of PCV-TP and the ability of PCV-TP to inhibit the HBV RT priming reaction as well as RT and DNA polymerase activity.  Lamivudine and Penciclovir inhibits duck hepatitis B virus (DHBV) replication to a comparable extent when used alone, and in combination, the two nucleoside analogs acts synergistically over a wide range of clinically relevant concentrations. Lamivudine combined with Penciclovir is more effective in reducing the normally recalcitrant viral covalently closed circular (CCC) DNA form of DHBV than either drug alone.  Lamivudine inhibits p24 antigen production by HIV-I in PBMC, with ED50s ranging from 0.07 μM to 0.2 μM. 
|In vitro||DMSO||46 mg/mL (200.64 mM)|
|Water||46 mg/mL (200.64 mM)|
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Method for preparing DMSO master liquid: ： mg drug pre-dissolved in μL DMSO (Master liquid concentration mg/mL，)
Method for preparing in vivo formulation：Take DMSO master liquid, next addμL PEG300， mix and clarify, next addμL Tween 80，mix and clarify, next add μL ddH2O，mix and clarify.
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Clinical Trial Information
|NCT Number||Recruitment||interventions||Conditions||Sponsor/Collaborators||Start Date||Phases|
|NCT03869944||Recruiting||Drug: Lamivudine Oral Solution||HIV-1||French National Institute for Health and Medical Research-French National Agency for Research on AIDS and Viral Hepatitis (Inserm-ANRS)|Institut National de la Santé Et de la Recherche Médicale France|Centre Muraz||December 4 2019||Phase 2|
|NCT03870438||Recruiting||Drug: Lamivudine Oral Solution||HIV-1||French National Institute for Health and Medical Research-French National Agency for Research on AIDS and Viral Hepatitis (Inserm-ANRS)|University Teaching Hospital Lusaka Zambia|Centre Muraz|Institut National de la Santé Et de la Recherche Médicale France|University of Bergen||December 14 2019||Phase 3|
|NCT04133012||Not yet recruiting||Other: Samplings||HIV-1 Infection||French National Institute for Health and Medical Research-French National Agency for Research on AIDS and Viral Hepatitis (Inserm-ANRS)|ViiV Healthcare||November 1 2019||Not Applicable|
|NCT04034862||Not yet recruiting||Drug: Treatment simplification (dolutegravir lamivudine)||HIV Infections||University of Liege||October 1 2019||Phase 3|
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