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Cytosine, 99%

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Cytosine (C) is one of the four main bases found in DNA and RNA, along with adenine, guanine, and thymine (uracil in RNA). It is a pyrimidine derivative, with a heterocyclic aromatic ring and two substituents attached (an amine group at position 4 and a keto group at position 2). The nucleoside of cytosine is cytidine. In Watson-Crick base pairing, it forms three hydrogen bonds with guanine.
Catalog #C9110-05
Melting Point >300°C
Nitrogen As Reported
Ash As Reported
UV Absorption (pH 1) As Reported
CAS Number71-30-7
Molecular FormulaC4H5N3O
Molecular Weight111.1
Purity99%
Important NoteThis product as supplied is intended for research use only, not for use in human, therapeutic or diagnostic applications without the expressed written authorization of United States Biological.
Alternate names4-Amino-2-hydroxypyrimidine; 4-Amino-2-oxo-1,2-dihydropyrimidine


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