Thymidine diphosphate

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Thymidine diphosphate
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Names
IUPAC names
[(2R,3S,5R)-3-hydroxy-
5-(5-methyl-2,4-dioxopyrimidin-
1-yl)oxolan-2-yl]methyl phosphono hydrogen phosphate
Identifiers
1861-44-5
ChEBI CHEBI:18075
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PubChem 164628
Properties
C10H16N2O12P2
Molar mass 402.19
Except where noted otherwise, data is given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Thymidine diphosphate, abbreviated dTDP, is a nucleoside diphosphate. It is an ester of pyrophosphoric acid with the nucleoside thymidine. dTDP consists of the pyrophosphate group, the pentose sugar ribose, and the nucleobase thymine. Unlike the other deoxyribonucleotides, thymidine diphosphate does not contain the "deoxy" prefix in its name.[1]

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

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