Description

A member of the class of 6-aminopurinnes that is adenine in which one of the exocyclic amino hydrogens is replaced by a hydroxy group.

Chemical properties

Chemical formula Net charge Average mass
C5H5N5O 0 151.12610
<i>N</i><sup>6</sup>-hydroxyadenine

Recommended notation

Name 6-hydroxyaminopurine
Abbreviation HAP

Nomenclature

IUPAC SMILES Synonyms
N-hydroxy-1H-purin-6-amine ONc1ncnc2[nH]cnc12
  • 6-n-hydroxylaminopurine
  • 6-hydroxyaminopurine
  • n-hydroxyadenine
  • 6-hydroxylaminopurine
  • n-(7h-purin-6-yl)hydroxylamine
  • n(6)-hydroxyadenine
  • hap

Nature

Origin Function Functional detail Organisms References
synthetic mutagenic