Description

A pyrimidone that is cytosine in which the hydrogen attached to the nitrogen at position 1 is substituted by a methyl group.

Chemical properties

Chemical formula Net charge Average mass
C5H7N3O 0 125.12860
1-methylcytosine

Recommended notation

Name 1-methylcytosine
Abbreviation 1mC

Nomenclature

IUPAC SMILES
4-amino-1-methylpyrimidin-2(1H)-one Cn1ccc(N)nc1=O

Nature

Origin Function Functional detail Organisms References
synthetic