2-methylthio-N6-isopentenyladenosine

Common name:
2-methylthio-N6-isopentenyladenosine
Symbol:
ms2i6A
CA index name:
Adenosine, N-(3-methyl-2-butenyl)- 2-(methylthio)-
CA registry numbers:
ribonucleoside 20859-00-1
base 20758-33-2
elemental composition:
C16H23N5O4S
nucleoside mass:
381.45
rna-image
Source type phylogenetic source
archaea bacteria eukarya
tRNA +

Structure: [1]


Synthesis: [1]


Comment: Subsequently and independently characterized in E. coli tRNATyr [2].


References:


  1. Burrows, W.J., Armstrong, D.J., Skoog, F., Hecht, S.M., Boyle, J.T.A., Leonard, N.J. and Occolowitz, J. (1968) Science, 161, 691-693.
  2. Harada, F., Gross, H.J., Kimura, F., Chang, S.H., Nishimura, S. and RajBhandary, U.L. (1968) Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun., 33, 299-306.