5-Methyluridine

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5-Methyluridine
Skeletal formula of 5-methyluridine
Space-filling model of the 5-methyluridine molecule
Names
IUPAC name
1-[(2R,3R,4S,5R)-3,4-dihydroxy-5-(hydroxymethyl)oxolan-2-yl]-5-methylpyrimidine-2,4-dione
Other names
Ribothymidine, Ribosylthymine; Thymine riboside, m5u
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChemSpider
ECHA InfoCard 100.014.522
UNII
Properties
C10H14N2O6
Molar mass 258.23 g/mol
Density 1,6 g/cm3[1]
Melting point 184[2] °C (363 °F; 457 K)
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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The chemical compound 5-methyluridine, also called ribothymidine, is a pyrimidine nucleoside. Abbreviated m5U, it is the ribonucleoside counterpart to the deoxyribonucleoside thymidine, which lacks a hydroxyl group at the 2' position. 5-Methyluridine contains a thymine base joined to a ribose pentose sugar.[3] It is a white solid.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "5-Methyluridine". ChemSpider. Retrieved December 6, 2018.
  2. ^ William M. Haynes (2016). CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics (97th ed.). Boca Raton: CRC Press. p. 3-400. ISBN 978-1-4987-5429-3.
  3. ^ Shobbir Hussain (2019). "Catalytic crosslinking-based methods for enzyme-specified profiling of RNAribonucleotide modifications". Methods. 156: 60-65. doi:10.1016/j.ymeth.2018.10.003.