5-Methyluridine triphosphate

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5-Methyluridine triphosphate
Skeletal formula of 5-methyluridine triphosphate
Space-filling model of the 5-methyluridine triphosphate molecule as an anion
Systematic (IUPAC) name
[(2R,3S,5R)-3-hydroxy-5-(5-methyl-2,4-dioxopyrimidin-1-yl)oxolan-2-yl]methyl (hydroxy-phosphonooxyphosphoryl) hydrogen phosphate
CAS Number ? N
PubChem CID 451388
ChemSpider 397621 N
Chemical data
Formula C10H17N2O15P3
Molar mass 498.2 g/mol
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5-Methyluridine triphosphate or m5UTP is one of five nucleoside triphosphates. It is the ribonucleoside triphosphate of thymidine, but the nomenclature with "5-methyluridine" is used because the term thymidine triphosphate is used for the deoxyribonucleoside by convention.[1]


  1. ^ Coghill, Anne M.; Garson, Lorrin R., ed. (2006). The ACS style guide: effective communication of scientific information (3rd ed.). Washington, D.C.: American Chemical Society. p. 244. ISBN 978-0-8412-3999-9.