Description

A beta-D-glucoside derived from formal condensation of the hydroxy group of 5-(hydroxymethyl)cytosine with the anomeric hydroxy group of D-glucopyranose.

Chemical properties

Chemical formula Net charge Average mass
C11H17N3O7 0 303.269
5-(beta-D-glucosylmethyl)cytosine

Recommended notation

Name 5-glucosylmethylcytosine
Abbreviation 5gmC

Nomenclature

IUPAC SMILES Synonyms
(4-amino-2-oxo-1,2-dihydropyrimidin-5-yl)methyl beta-D-glucopyranoside [C@@H]1([C@@H]([C@H](O[C@H]([C@@H]1O)OCC2=CNC(N=C2N)=O)CO)O)O
  • 5-beta-d-glucosylmethylcytosine
  • 5-gmc
  • beta-d-glucosyl-5-hydroxymethylcytosine
  • beta-glucosyl-5-hydroxymethylcytosine
  • 5-glucosylmethylcytosine

Nature

Origin Function Functional detail Organisms References
synthetic