N2,7-dimethylguanosine

Common name:
N2,7-dimethylguanosine
Symbol:
m2,7G
CA index name:
1H-Purinium, 6,9-dihydro-7-methyl- 2-(methylamino)-6-oxo- 9-b-D-ribofuranosyl-
CA registry numbers:
ribonucleoside 62122-07-0
base not assigned
elemental composition:
C12H17N5O5
nucleoside mass:
311.3
rna-image
Source type phylogenetic source
archaea bacteria eukarya
mRNA viral [1]

Structure: [1]


Synthesis: [1]


Comment: This 5'-cap nucleoside is joined to the RNA through a unique 3'-triphosphate bridge (GpppN...).


References:


  1. Hsu-Chen, C.C. and Dubin, D.T. (1976) Nature, 264, 190-191.