N6-(cis-hydroxyisopentenyl)adenosine

Common name:
N6-(cis-hydroxyisopentenyl)adenosine
Symbol:
io6A
CA index name:
Adenosine, N-(4-hydroxy- 3-methyl-2-butenyl)-, (Z)
CA registry numbers:
ribonucleoside 15896-46-5
base 32771-64-5
elemental composition:
C15H21N5O5
nucleoside mass:
351.36
rna-image
Source type phylogenetic source
archaea bacteria eukarya
tRNA +

Structure: [1]


Synthesis: [2]


Comment: Also known as cis-zeatin riboside (symbol cZ). The name zeatin riboside refers to the trans-isomer, a cytokinin (registry number 6025-53-2).


References:


  1. Hall, R.H., Csonka, L., David, H. and McLennan, B. (1967) Science, 156, 69-70.
  2. Playtis, A.J. and Leonard, N.J. (1971) Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun., 45, 1-5.