Description

An organofluorine compound that is cytosine that is substituted at position 5 by a fluorine. A prodrug for the antifungal 5-fluorouracil, it is used for the treatment of systemic fungal infections.

Chemical properties

Chemical formula Net charge Average mass
C4H4FN3O 0 129.09250
flucytosine

Nomenclature

IUPAC SMILES Synonyms
4-amino-5-fluoropyrimidin-2(1H)-one Nc1nc(=O)[nH]cc1F
  • 5-fluorocystosine
  • flucytosinum
  • flucytosina
  • 5-fluorocytosine
  • ancotil
  • 5-fc
  • ancobon (tn)