Description

A nucleobase analogue that is uracil substituted at position 5 by a 4,5-dihydroxypentyl group.

Chemical properties

Chemical formula Net charge Average mass
C9H14N2O4 0 214.21850
5-(4,5-dihydroxypentyl)uracil

Recommended notation

Name 5-dihydroxypentyluracil
Abbreviation dhpUra

Nomenclature

IUPAC SMILES
5-(4,5-dihydroxypentyl)pyrimidine-2,4(1H,3H)-dione C1=C(CCCC(CO)O)C(NC(N1)=O)=O

Nature

Origin Function Functional detail Organisms References
natural hypermodified nucleobase bacteriophage SP-15