Description

An aminouracil that is D-ribitol in which the hydroxy group at position 1 is substituted by the 6-amino group of 6-amino-5-(2-oxopropylideneamino)uracil. Unstable mucosal-associated invariant T (MAIT)-activating antigen, formed by non-enzymatic reaction between 5-amino-6-D-ribitylaminouracil and methylglyoxal.

Chemical properties

Chemical formula Net charge Average mass
C12H18N4O7 0 330.29390
5-(2-oxopropylideneamino)-6-D-ribitylaminouracil

Nomenclature

IUPAC SMILES Synonyms
1-deoxy-1-({2,6-dioxo-5-[(EE)-(2-oxopropylidene)amino]-1,2,3,6-tetrahydropyrimidin-4-yl}amino)-D-ribitol CC(=O)\C=N\c1c(NC[C@H](O)[C@H](O)[C@H](O)CO)[nH]c(=O)[nH]c1=O
  • 5-op-ru