For research use only!
Shipping: shipped at ambient temperature
Storage Conditions: store at -20 °C
Short term exposure (up to 1 week cumulative) to ambient temperature possible.
Shelf Life: 24 months after date of delivery
Molecular Formula: C10H15N3O5
Molecular Weight: 257.24 g/mol
Purity: ≥ 97 % (HPLC)
Form: white to off-white powder
Spectroscopic Properties: λmax 275 nm, ε 7.7 L mmol-1 cm-1 (Tris-HCl pH 7.5)
Metabolism of dC substituted at position 5[2,3,5,7]
Influence on DNA promotor 
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 Guz et al. (2014) Comparison of the absolute level of epigenetic marks 5-methylcytosine, 5-hydroxymethylcytosine, and 5-hydroxymethyluracil between human leukocytes and sperm. Biol. Reprod. 91:55.
 Liu et al. (2013) Detection of oxidation products of 5-methyl-2'-deoxycytidine in Arabidopsis DNA. PLoS One 8:e84620.
 Schroeder (2014) Synthesis of a DNA promoter segment containing all four epigenetic nucleosides: 5-Methyl-, 5-hydroxymethyl-, 5-formyl-, and 5-carboxy-2'-deoxycytidine. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 53:315.
 Schiesser et al. (2013) Deamination, oxidation, and C-C bond cleavage reactivity of 5-hydroxymethylcytosine, 5-formylcytosine, and 5-carboxycytosine. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 135 (39):14593.
 El Sadafi et al. (2010) 5-Modified-2'-dU and 2'-dC as mutagenic anti HIV-1 proliferation agents: synthesis and activity. J. Med. Chem. 53 (4):1534.
 Madugundu et al. (2014) Hydroxyl-radical-induced oxidation of 5-methylcytosine in isolated and cellular DNA. Nucleic Acids Res. 42 (11):7450.