Description

Adenine substituted with a methyl group at position N-1.

Chemical properties

Chemical formula Net charge Average mass
C6H7N5 0 149.15348
1-methyladenine

Recommended notation

Name 1-methyladenine
Abbreviation 1mA

Nomenclature

IUPAC SMILES InChI InChIKey Synonyms
1-methyl-1H-purin-6-amine Cn1cnc2ncnc2c1N InChI=1S/C6H7N5/c1-11-3-10-6-4(5(11)7)8-2-9-6/h2-3H,7H2,1H3 HPZMWTNATZPBIH-UHFFFAOYSA-N
  • n1-methyladenine

Mapping techniques

Method Method detail Resolution
Qualifier
References
SMRT direct detection single-base target sequences

Nature

Origin Function Functional detail
Organisms
References
natural damage cytotoxic
  • Escherichia coli
  • Mesocricetus auratus
  • Mus musculus
  • Rattus norvegicus