Description

A pyrimidine nucleoside in which cytosine is attached to ribofuranose via a beta-N(1)-glycosidic bond.

Chemical properties

Chemical formula Net charge Average mass
C9H13N3O5 0 243.217
cytidine

Nomenclature

IUPAC SMILES InChI InChIKey Synonyms
cytidine Nc1ccn([C@@H]2O[C@H](CO)[C@@H](O)[C@H]2O)c(=O)n1 InChI=1S/C9H13N3O5/c10-5-1-2-12(9(16)11-5)8-7(15)6(14)4(3-13)17-8/h1-2,4,6-8,13-15H,3H2,(H2,10,11,16)/t4-,6-,7-,8-/m1/s1 UHDGCWIWMRVCDJ-XVFCMESISA-N
  • cytosine-1beta-d-ribofuranoside
  • 1beta-d-ribofuranosylcytosine
  • 4-amino-1beta-d-ribofuranosyl-2(1h)-pyrimidinone
  • cytosine riboside
  • 1-beta-d-ribofuranosylcytosine
  • zytidin
  • cytidin
  • 4-amino-1-beta-d-ribofuranosylpyrimidin-2(1h)-one
  • cyd
  • 4-amino-1-beta-d-ribofuranosyl-2(1h)-pyrimidinone