Description

A pyrimidinemonocarboxylic acid that is uracil bearing a carboxy substituent at position C-6.

Chemical properties

Chemical formula Net charge Average mass
C5H4N2O4, C5H4N2O4 0 156.09630
orotic acid

Nomenclature

IUPAC SMILES Synonyms
2,6-dioxo-1,2,3,6-tetrahydropyrimidine-4-carboxylic acid OC(=O)c1cc(=O)[nH]c(=O)[nH]1
  • orotsaeure
  • uracil-6-carboxylic acid