7-Methylguanosine

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7-Methylguanosine
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Names
IUPAC name
7-Methylguanosine
Other names
N7-Methylguanosine; 2-Amino-1,6-dihydro-7-methyl-6-oxo-9-β-D-ribofuranosylpurinium
Identifiers
20244-86-4 N
Abbreviations m7G; m7G
ChEBI CHEBI:20794 YesY
ChemSpider 393054 YesY
Jmol-3D images Image
PubChem 445404
Properties
C11H16N5O5
Molar mass 298.28 g·mol−1
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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7-Methylguanosine (m7G) is a modified purine nucleobase. It is a methylated version of guanosine and when found in human urine, it may be a biomarker of some types of cancer. It also plays a role in RNA as blocking group at its 5´-end. [1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Reynaud, C; Bruno, C; Boullanger, P; Grange, J; Barbesti, S; Niveleau, A (1992). "Monitoring of urinary excretion of modified nucleosides in cancer patients using a set of six monoclonal antibodies". Cancer letters 61 (3): 255–62. doi:10.1016/0304-3835(92)90296-8. PMID 1739950. 

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