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An antiviral drug, C14H18N6O, that is a nucleoside reverse transcriptor inhibitor and is used in its sulfate form in combination with other drugs for the treatment of HIV infection.

[aba- (perhaps from ab, first two letters of the alphabet, from the fact that it was the first of this type of antiviral developed) + -c(arbocyclic nucleoside), nucleoside whose oxygen in the sugar ring has been replaced by a carbon + a(nti)vir(al) .]


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His avowal to Burghley, made as early as 1592, is famous: 'I have taken all knowledge to be my province.' Briefly stated, his purposes, constituting an absorbing and noble ambition, were to survey all the learning of his time, in all lines of thought, natural science, morals, politics, and the rest, to overthrow the current method of a priori deduction, deduction resting, moreover, on very insufficient and long-antiquated bases of observation, and to substitute for it as the method of the future, unlimited fresh observation and experiment and inductive reasoning.
of 5036 candidates appeared in the exams of BA, out of which 1592 were declared pass.
Sources said two bogies of the Khushhal Khan Khattak Express coming from Peshawar to Karachi derailed some 1592 kilometers away from the Hyderabad station.
1592 exempts some beverages, including all forms of milk and some forms of coffee (particularly ground and 3-in-1) because of their nutritional value and patronage among the masses, respectively.
The year is 1592, and Will is just starting out on his career, finding inspiration in the unlikeliest places.
The new comedy is set in 1592 as the playwright begins to make a name for himself in London.
With his 1592 The Spanish Tragedy, playwright Kyd (1558-94) presented the first of what would be many revenge plays to hit the early modern English stage, the most famous being Hamlet.
Mewn indentur, wedi ei ddyddio ym mis Mai, 1592, ceir fod Owen Lloyd, bonheddwr, wedi prynu Cae Iago a Thyddyn Gruffydd ap Jenny oddiwrth Robert ap Gruffydd o''''r Wybernant, Dolwyddelan neu Benmachno, am y swm o PS50.
The will of Simon Jewell, a player of the Queen's Men who died in August 1592, was first discovered by Mary Edmond in 1974.
The avenues contain numerous ancient tree specimens and many tell the stories of their creation, such as the Spanish chestnuts at Croft Castle, Herefordshire, which were planted using seeds from the Armada wrecks in 1592.
The 1592 Criminal Damage Act on Property Belonging to the Crown decrees any swan belongs to the Crown unless marked otherwise.
According to researchers at family tree website Ancestry.com, one of Watson's distant relatives was Joan Playle, an unmarried woman from Essex County, England, who was convicted of witchcraft way back in 1592, reports E!Online.