Description

Pyrimidine substituted with a methoxy group at position C-2 and an amine group at C-4.

Chemical properties

Chemical formula Net charge Average mass
C5H7N3O 0 125.12860
2-O-methylcytosine

Recommended notation

Name 2-O-methylcytosine
Abbreviation m2C

Nomenclature

IUPAC SMILES Synonyms
2-methoxypyrimidin-4-amine COc1nccc(N)n1
  • o-2-methylcytosine
  • 4-amino-2-methoxypyrimidine

Nature

Origin Function Functional detail Organisms References
natural damage Rattus norvegicus