6-O-Methylguanine

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6-O-Methylguanine[1]
O6metilguanina.svg
Identifiers
CAS number 20535-83-5 N
PubChem 65275
ChemSpider 58766 YesY
ChEMBL CHEMBL226395 YesY
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Properties
Molecular formula C6H7N5O
Molar mass 165.15 g mol−1
Melting point >300 °C
Except where noted otherwise, data are 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

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