Description

Adenine substituted with a methyl group at position N-7.

Chemical properties

Chemical formula Net charge Average mass
C6H7N5 0 149.15330
7-methyladenine

Recommended notation

Name 7-methyladenine
Abbreviation 7mA

Nomenclature

IUPAC SMILES InChI InChIKey
7-methyl-7H-purin-6-amine Cn1cnc2ncnc(N)c12 InChI=1S/C6H7N5/c1-11-3-10-6-4(11)5(7)8-2-9-6/h2-3H,1H3,(H2,7,8,9) HCGHYQLFMPXSDU-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Nature

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