Description

A methyladenine that is adenine substituted with a methyl group at position N-3.

Chemical properties

Chemical formula Net charge Average mass
C6H7N5 0 149.15330
3-methyladenine

Recommended notation

Name 3-methyladenine
Abbreviation 3mA

Nomenclature

IUPAC SMILES Synonyms
3-methyl-3H-purin-6-amine, 3-methyladenine Cn1cnc(N)c2ncnc12
  • 3-methyl-3h-purin-6-ylamine
  • 6-amino-3-methylpurine
  • 3-methyl-3h-adenine