Description

A nucleobase analogue that is adenine in which one of the exocyclic amino hydrogens is replaced by a carbamoylmethyl group.

Chemical properties

Chemical formula Net charge Average mass
C7H8N6O 0 192.178
<i>N</i><sup>6</sup>-carbamoylmethyladenine

Recommended notation

Name N6-carbamoylmethyladenine
Abbreviation ncm6A

Nomenclature

IUPAC SMILES Synonyms
N(2)-1H-purin-6-ylglycinamide C=12C(=NC=NC1NCC(=O)N)NC=N2
  • 2-(9h-purin-6-ylamino)acetamide

Nature

Origin Function Functional detail Organisms References
natural hypermodified nucleobase specific transcriptional roles Enterobacteria phage Mu