3-methylcytidine

Common name:
3-methylcytidine
Symbol:
m3C
CA index name:
Cytidine, 3-methyl-
CA registry numbers:
ribonucleoside 2140-64-9
base 4776-08-3
elemental composition:
C10H15N3O5
nucleoside mass:
257.25
rna-image
Source type phylogenetic source
archaea bacteria eukarya
tRNA + +
rRNA 17S [1]18, 28S [2]
Comment: This nucleoside is not reported in the sequence of 18S rRNA from HeLa cells [3].

Structure: [4]


Synthesis: [5]


Comment:


References:


  1. Klootwijk, J. and Planta, R.J. (1973) Eur. J. Biochem., 39, 325-333.
  2. Iwanami, Y. and Brown, G. (1968) Arch. Biochem. Biophys., 126, 8-15.
  3. Maden, B.E.H. and Salim, M. (1974) J. Mol. Biol., 88, 133-164.
  4. Hall, R.H. (1963) Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun., 12, 361-364.
  5. Brookes, P. and Lawley, P.D. (1962) J. Chem. Soc., 1348-1351.