5-Methyluridine triphosphate

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5-Methyluridine triphosphate
Skeletal formula of 5-methyluridine triphosphate
Space-filling model of the 5-methyluridine triphosphate molecule as an anion
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Molar mass498.166 g·mol−1
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5-Methyluridine triphosphate or m5UTP is one of five nucleoside triphosphates. It is the ribonucleoside triphosphate of thymidine, but the nomenclature with "5-methyluridine" is used because the term thymidine triphosphate is used for the deoxyribonucleoside by convention.[1]


  1. ^ Coghill, Anne M.; Garson, Lorrin R., eds. (2006). The ACS style guide: effective communication of scientific information (3rd ed.). Washington, D.C.: American Chemical Society. p. 244. ISBN 978-0-8412-3999-9.