5-methyl-2-thiouridine

Common name:
5-methyl-2-thiouridine
Symbol:
m5s2U
CA index name:
Uridine, 5-methyl-2-thio-
CA registry numbers:
ribonucleoside 32738-09-3
base 636-26-0
elemental composition:
C10H14N2O5S
nucleoside mass:
274.3
rna-image
Source type phylogenetic source
archaea bacteria eukarya
tRNA + + +

Structure: [1]


Synthesis: [2]


Comment: Alternate symbol is s2T. The occurrence of m5s2U in archaeal tRNA is unusual.


References:


  1. Kimura-Harada, F., Saneyoshi, M. and Nishimura, S. (1971) FEBS Lett., 13, 335-338.
  2. Shaw, G., Warrener, R.N., Maguire, M.H. and Ralph, R.K. (1958) J. Chem. Soc., 2294-2299.