Description

A pyrimidine 2'-deoxyribonucleoside composed of 2'-deoxyuridine having a 5-hydroxymethyl substituent.

Chemical properties

Chemical formula Net charge Average mass
C10H14N2O6 0 258.22800
5-hydroxymethyl-2'-deoxyuridine

Nomenclature

IUPAC SMILES Synonyms
2'-deoxy-5-(hydroxymethyl)uridine OC[C@H]1O[C@H](C[C@@H]1O)n1cc(CO)c(=O)[nH]c1=O
  • 1-((2r,4s,5r)-4-hydroxy-5-(hydroxymethyl)-tetrahydrofuran-2-yl)-5-(2-hydroxymethyl)pyrimidine-2,4(1h,3h)-dione
  • 5-hmdu
  • hmdu
  • alpha-hydroxy-thymidin
  • alpha-hydroxythymidine