Description

A monocarboxylic acid comprising uracil having a carboxymethyl substituent at the 6-position.

Chemical properties

Chemical formula Net charge Average mass
C6H6N2O4 0 170.12280
uracil-6-ylacetic acid

Nomenclature

IUPAC SMILES Synonyms
(2,6-dioxo-1,2,3,6-tetrahydropyrimidin-4-yl)acetic acid OC(=O)Cc1cc(=O)[nH]c(=O)[nH]1
  • 6-carboxymethyluracil
  • 1,2,3,6-tetrahydro-2,6-dioxo-4-pyrimidineacetic acid

Nature

Origin Function Functional detail Organisms References
synthetic and RNA Saccharomyces cerevisiae