4-Thiouracil

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4-Thiouracil
4-Thiouracil Structural Formula V.1b.svg
Names
Preferred IUPAC name
4-Sulfanylidene-3,4-dihydropyrimidin-2(1H)-one
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChEMBL
ChemSpider
ECHA InfoCard 100.155.914 Edit this at Wikidata
MeSH Thiouracil
  • InChI=1S/C4H4N2OS/c7-4-5-2-1-3(8)6-4/h1-2H,(H2,5,6,7,8)
    Key: OVONXEQGWXGFJD-UHFFFAOYSA-N
  • O=C1\C=C/NC(=S)N1
Properties
C4H4N2OS
Molar mass 128.15 g·mol−1
Melting point 295 °C (563 °F; 568 K) (decomp.)[1]
Hazards
GHS labelling:
GHS07: Exclamation mark
Warning
H302, H312, H332
P261, P264, P270, P271, P280, P301+P312, P302+P352, P304+P312, P304+P340, P312, P322, P330, P363, P501
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).

4-Thiouracil is a heterocyclic organic compound having a pyrimidine skeleton. It is a derivative of the nucleobase uracil with a sulfur instead of oxygen in position 4. It is found naturally in the 4-thiouridine nucleotide.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sigma-Aldrich Co., 4-Thiouracil. Retrieved on 19 March 2019.