Description

A methylguanine in which the methyl group is located at the N2-position.

Chemical properties

Chemical formula Net charge Average mass
C6H7N5O 0 165.15288
<i>N</i><sup>2</sup>-methylguanine

Recommended notation

Name 2-methylguanine
Abbreviation 2mG

Nomenclature

IUPAC SMILES InChI InChIKey Synonyms
2-(methylamino)-1,7-dihydro-6H-purin-6-one O=C1N=C(NC=2NC=NC21)NC InChI=1S/C6H7N5O/c1-7-6-10-4-3(5(12)11-6)8-2-9-4/h2H,1H3,(H3,7,8,9,10,11,12) SGSSKEDGVONRGC-UHFFFAOYSA-N
  • 1,7-dihydro-2-(methylamino)-6h-purin-6-one
  • 2-methylguanine
  • n-methyl-guanine
  • 2-methylamino-6-oxopurine

Nature

Origin Function Functional detail
Organisms
References
natural damage mutagenic Homo sapiens