6-O-Methylguanine

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6-O-Methylguanine[1]
O6metilguanina.svg
Names
IUPAC name
6-Methoxy-7H-purin-2-amine
Other names
6-Methoxyguanine; O6-Methylguanine; 2-Amino-6-methoxypurine
Identifiers
20535-83-5 N
ChEMBL ChEMBL226395 YesY
ChemSpider 58766 YesY
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PubChem 65275
Properties
C6H7N5O
Molar mass 165.15 g·mol−1
Melting point >300 °C
Except where noted otherwise, data is given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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6-O-Methylguanine is a derivative of the nucleobase guanine in which a methyl group is attached to the oxygen atom. It base-pairs to thymine rather than cytidine, causing a G:C to A:T transition in DNA.

See also[edit]

EMS mutagenesis

Temozolomide

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