5-methylcytidine

Common name:
5-methylcytidine
Symbol:
m5C
CA index name:
Cytidine, 5-methyl-
CA registry numbers:
ribonucleoside 2140-61-6
base 554-01-8
elemental composition:
C10H15N3O5
nucleoside mass:
257.25
rna-image
Source type phylogenetic source
archaea bacteria eukarya
tRNA + +
rRNA 16, 23S [1] 16,23S [2] [3]17,18,25,28S [4]
mRNA [5]viral [6]

Structure: [7]


Synthesis: [8]


Comment:


References:


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  5. Dubin, D.T., Stollar, V., Hsu-Chen, C.C., Timko, K. and Guild, G.M. (1977) Virology, 77, 457-470.
  6. Sommer, S., Salditt-Georgieff, M., Bachenheimer, S., Darnell, J.E., Furuichi, Y., Morgan, M. and Shatkin, A.J. (1976) Nucleic Acids Res., 3, 749-765.
  7. Amos, H. and Korn, M. (1958) Biochim. Biophys. Acta, 29, 444-445.
  8. Fox, J.J., Van Praag, D., Wempen, I., Doerr, I.L., Cheong, L., Knoll, J.E., Eidinoff, M.L., Bendich, A. and Brown, G.B. (1959) J. Am. Chem. Soc., 81, 178-187.