CHEBI:39992 - 3-methylcytosine

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ChEBI Name 3-methylcytosine
ChEBI ID CHEBI:39992
Definition A pyrimidone that is cytosine in which the hydrogen attached to the nitrogen at position 3 is substituted by a methyl group.
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Formula C5H7N3O
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 125.12860
Monoisotopic Mass 125.059
InChI InChI=1S/C5H7N3O/c1-8-4(6)2-3-7-5(8)9/h2-3H,6H2,1H3
InChIKey KOLPWZCZXAMXKS-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES Cn1c(N)ccnc1=O
Roles Classification
Chemical Role(s): Bronsted base
A molecular entity capable of accepting a hydron from a donor (Bronsted acid).
(via organic amino compound )
Biological Role(s): metabolite
Any intermediate or product resulting from metabolism. The term 'metabolite' subsumes the classes commonly known as primary and secondary metabolites.
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ChEBI Ontology
Outgoing 3-methylcytosine (CHEBI:39992) has functional parent cytosine (CHEBI:16040)
3-methylcytosine (CHEBI:39992) has role metabolite (CHEBI:25212)
3-methylcytosine (CHEBI:39992) is a aminopyrimidine (CHEBI:38338)
3-methylcytosine (CHEBI:39992) is a methylcytosine (CHEBI:134207)
3-methylcytosine (CHEBI:39992) is a pyrimidone (CHEBI:38337)
IUPAC Name
6-amino-1-methylpyrimidin-2(1H)-one
Synonyms Sources
3-methylcytosine UniProt
N3-methylcytosine ChEBI
Manual Xrefs Databases
3MC PDBeChem
DB04103 DrugBank
HMDB0011601 HMDB
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
117790 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
4776-08-3 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
Citations Waiting for Citations Types Sources
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Last Modified
15 February 2018