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Chemical 5-Methylcytosine

Name 5-Methylcytosine
Equivalent Terms 5 Methylcytosine | 5 Methylcytosine Monohydrochloride | 5-Methylcytosine Monohydrochloride | Monohydrochloride, 5-Methylcytosine
CAS Registry Number 554-01-8
Definition A methylated nucleotide base found in eukaryotic DNA. In ANIMALS, the DNA METHYLATION of CYTOSINE to form 5-methylcytosine is found primarily in the palindromic sequence CpG. In PLANTS, the methylated sequence is CpNpGp, where N can be any base.
Structure 5-Methylcytosine
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MeSH® ID D044503
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ChemicalsHeterocyclic Compounds Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated phenotype references Has associated exposure references Heterocyclic Compounds, 1-Ring Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated phenotype references Has associated exposure references Pyrimidines Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated phenotype references Has associated exposure references Pyrimidinones Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated phenotype references Cytosine Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated phenotype references 5-Methylcytosine Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated phenotype references

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5-Methylcytosine Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated phenotype references
  1,5,N(4),N(4)-tetramethylcytosine
  5-hydroxymethylcytosine Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated phenotype references
  5-methyldeoxycytosine Has associated phenotype references
  5-methyl isocytosine
  5-methyl-N(4)-hydroxycytosine
  N4-(2-(t-butyldisulfanyl)ethyl)-5-methylcytosine