Molecular Weight(MW): 242.23
Telbivudine is a potent, and selective HBV reverse transcriptase inhibitor, used to treat HBV infection.
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|Description||Telbivudine is a potent, and selective HBV reverse transcriptase inhibitor, used to treat HBV infection.|
Telbivudine shows potent, selective, and specific antiviral activity against HBV and other hepadna viruses. Telbivudine is phosphorylated by intracellular thymidine kinases to the active triphosphate form, which has an intracellular half-life of 14 hours. Telbivudine 5′-triphosphate inhibits HBV DNA polymerase (reverse transcriptase) by competing with the natural substrate, dTTP.  Telbivudine significantly increases the production of tumour necrosis factor-alpha and interleukin-12 in MHV-3-induced macrophages. Telbivudine significantly elevates serum levels of interferon-gamma. Telbivudine treatment enhances the ability of T cells to undergo proliferation and secrete cytokines but does not affect cytotoxicity of infected hepatocytes. Telbivudine treatment suppresses programmed death ligand 1 expression on T cells.  Telbivudine remains active as shown by respective fold-changes of 0.5 (N236T) and 1.0 (A181V and A194T). Telbivudine is not active against HBV strains bearing lamivudine mutations L180M/M204V/I but remains active against the M204V single mutant in vitro, potentially explaining the difference in resistance profiles between telbivudine and lamivudine. 
|In vitro||DMSO||48 mg/mL warmed (198.15 mM)|
|Water||48 mg/mL warmed (198.15 mM)|
|Ethanol||2 mg/mL warmed (8.25 mM)|
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Clinical Trial Information
|NCT Number||Recruitment||interventions||Conditions||Sponsor/Collaborators||Start Date||Phases|
|NCT02894554||Terminated||Drug: Telbivudine|Drug: Lamivudine||HBsAg-positive Renal Allograft Recipients||National Taiwan University Hospital||July 2014||Phase 4|
|NCT01379508||Completed||Drug: telbivudine|Drug: tenofovir disoproxil fumarate||Chronic Hepatitis B||Novartis Pharmaceuticals|Novartis||March 21 2011||Phase 4|
|NCT01163240||Completed||--||Liver Diseases|Hepatitis Chronic|Hepatitis Viral Human|Hepatitis|Virus Diseases|Digestive System Diseases|Hepatitis B Chronic|Hepatitis B|DNA Virus Infections||Novartis Pharmaceuticals|Novartis||June 2009||--|
|NCT00877149||Completed||Drug: telbivudine/LDT600||Compensated Chronic Hepatitis B||Novartis Pharmaceuticals|Novartis||March 2009||Phase 4|
|NCT01743079||Completed||Drug: Telbivudine|Drug: Lamivudine||Chronic Hepatitis B|Late Pregnancy|Transmission|Complication||Beijing YouAn Hospital|New Discovery LLC||January 2009||Phase 4|
Answers to questions you may have can be found in the inhibitor handling instructions. Topics include how to prepare stock solutions, how to store inhibitors, and issues that need special attention for cell-based assays and animal experiments.
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