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Compound Summary for: CID 65040

5-Methylcytosine

Also known as: 554-01-8; Cytosine, 5-methyl-; 2(1H)-Pyrimidinone, 4-amino-5-methyl-; 5-Methylcytosine (VAN); Cytosine, 5-methyl- (VAN)
Molecular Formula: C5H7N3O   Molecular Weight: 125.12858   InChIKey: LRSASMSXMSNRBT-UHFFFAOYSA-N
A methylated nucleotide base found in eukaryotic DNA. In ANIMALS, the DNA METHYLATION of CYTOSINE to form 5-methylcytosine is found primarily in the palindromic sequence CpG. In PLANTS, the methylated sequence is CpNpGp, where N can be any base.   From: MeSH
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