Description

An alanine derivative consisting of alanine having a 6-oxo-6,9-dihydro-1H-purin-2-yl group attached to the amino function.

Chemical properties

Chemical formula Net charge Average mass
C8H9N5O3 0 223.18880
<i>N</i><sup>2</sup>-carboxyethylguanine

Recommended notation

Name N2-carboxyethylguanine
Abbreviation CEG

Nomenclature

IUPAC SMILES Synonyms
N-(6-oxo-6,9-dihydro-1H-purin-2-yl)alanine CC(Nc1nc2[nH]cnc2c(=O)[nH]1)C(O)=O
  • n(2)-(1-carboxyethyl)guanine
  • ceguanine

Nature

Origin Function Functional detail Organisms References
natural damage mutagenic Homo sapiens