Description

A nucleobase analogue that is uracil substituted at positions 5 and 6 by hydroxy groups.

Chemical properties

Chemical formula Net charge Average mass
C4H4N2O4 0 144.086
5,6-dihydroxyuracil

Nomenclature

IUPAC SMILES Synonyms
5,6-dihydroxypyrimidine-2,4(1H,3H)-dione N1C(=C(C(=O)NC1=O)O)O
  • 5,6-dihydroxy-1,2,3,4-tetrahydropyrimidine-2,4-dione
  • isodialuric acid