5-Mercuryacetate-2'-deoxycytidine-5'-triphosphate, Sodium salt
For research use only!
Shipping: shipped on blue ice
Storage Conditions: store at -20 °C
Short term exposure (up to 1 week cumulative) to ambient temperature possible.
Shelf Life: 12 months after date of delivery
Molecular Formula: C11H18HgN3O15P3 (free acid)
Molecular Weight: 725.78 g/mol (free acid)
Exact Mass: 726.97 g/mol (free acid)
Purity: ≥ 95 % (HPLC)
Form: solution in water
Color: colorless to slightly yellow
Concentration: 10 mM - 11 mM
pH: 7.5 ±0.5
Spectroscopic Properties: λmax 272 nm, ε 9.1 L mmol-1 cm-1 (Tris-HCl pH 7.5)
Selective isolation of Hg-DNA
Substrate for polymerases
Crystallization with heavy atom
 Banfalvi et al. (1995) Effect of mercury substitution of DNA on its susceptibility to cleavage by restriction endonucleases. DNA Cell Biol. 14 (5):445.
 Dale et al. (1973) The Synthesis and Enzymatic Polymerization of Nucleotides Containing Mercury: Potential Tools for Nucleic Acid Sequencing and Structural Analysis. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 70 (8):2238.