3-methylpseudouridine

Common name:
3-methylpseudouridine
Symbol:
m3Y
CA index name:
2,4(1H,3H)-Pyrimidinedione, 3-methyl-5-b-D-ribofuranosyl-
CA registry numbers:
ribonucleoside 81691-06-7
base 608-34-4
elemental composition:
C10H14N2O6
nucleoside mass:
258.23
rna-image
Source type phylogenetic source
archaea bacteria eukarya
rRNA 23S [1]

Structure: [1]


Synthesis: [2], [3]


Comment: Preparation of m3Y was reported in [2] as one of several products formed by reaction of Y with diazomethane; however, the structure assignment of the synthetic material was regarded as tentative.


References:


  1. Kowalak, J.A., Bruenger, E., Hashizume, T., Peltier, J.M., Ofengand, J. and McCloskey, J.A. (1996) Nucleic Acids Res. 24, 688-693.
  2. Cohn, W.E. (1960) J. Biol. Chem., 235, 1488-1498.
  3. Matsuda, A., Pankiewicz, K., Marcus, B.K., Watanabe, K.A. and Fox, J.J. (1982) Carbohydrate Res., 100, 297-302.