Description

A pyrimidone that is uracil with methyl group substituents at positions 3 and 5.

Chemical properties

Chemical formula Net charge Average mass
C6H8N2O2 0 140.13990
3,5-dimethyluracil

Recommended notation

Name 3-methylthymine
Abbreviation 3mT

Nomenclature

IUPAC SMILES Synonyms
3,5-dimethylpyrimidine-2,4(1H,3H)-dione Cc1c[nH]c(=O)n(C)c1=O
  • 3-methylthymine

Nature

Origin Function Functional detail Organisms References
natural damage mutagenic Rattus norvegicus