Description

A pyrimidine nucleoside in which cytosine is attached to ribofuranose via a beta-N(1)-glycosidic bond.

Chemical properties

Chemical formula Net charge Average mass
C9H13N3O5 0 243.21674
cytidine

Nomenclature

IUPAC SMILES Synonyms
cytidine Nc1ccn([C@@H]2O[C@H](CO)[C@@H](O)[C@H]2O)c(=O)n1
  • cytosine-1beta-d-ribofuranoside
  • 1beta-d-ribofuranosylcytosine
  • 4-amino-1beta-d-ribofuranosyl-2(1h)-pyrimidinone
  • cytosine riboside
  • 1-beta-d-ribofuranosylcytosine
  • zytidin
  • cytidin
  • 4-amino-1-beta-d-ribofuranosylpyrimidin-2(1h)-one
  • cyd
  • 4-amino-1-beta-d-ribofuranosyl-2(1h)-pyrimidinone