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Science  10 Jun 1983:
Vol. 220, Issue 4602, pp. 1108
DOI: 10.1126/science.220.4602.1108-b


In Thomas H. Maugh II's Research News article "New agents active against herpesviruses" (15 Apr., p. 292), Raymond Shinazi was in correctily reported to have found that 2'-fluoro-5-iodoarabinosylcytosine (FIAC) is "the most potent and effective drug known to date" against herpes encephalitis in mice. Shinazi found that 2'-fluoro-5-methylarabinosyluracil (FMAU) is the most effective drug against this disease.