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MedKoo CAT#: 558691

CAS#: 1867-73-8

Description: m6A, also known as N6-Methyladenosine, and 6-Methylaminopurinosine, is an endogenous urinary nucleoside product of the degradation of transfer ribonucleic acid (tRNA).

Chemical Structure

CAS# 1867-73-8

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 558691
Name: m6A
CAS#: 1867-73-8
Chemical Formula: C11H15N5O4
Exact Mass: 281.1124
Molecular Weight: 281.27
Elemental Analysis: C, 46.97; H, 5.38; N, 24.90; O, 22.75

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Synonym: m6A; N6-Methyladenosine; 6-Methylaminopurinosine

IUPAC/Chemical Name: (2R,3S,4R,5R)-2-(Hydroxymethyl)-5-[6-(methylamino)purin-9-yl]oxolane-3,4-diol


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C11H15N5O4/c1-12-9-6-10(14-3-13-9)16(4-15-6)11-8(19)7(18)5(2-17)20-11/h3-5,7-8,11,17-19H,2H2,1H3,(H,12,13,14)/t5-,7-,8-,11-/m1/s1

SMILES Code: O[C@@H]1[C@@H](CO)O[C@@H](N2C=NC3=C(NC)N=CN=C23)[C@@H]1O

Appearance: Solid powder

Purity: >98% (or refer to the Certificate of Analysis)

Shipping Condition: Shipped under ambient temperature as non-hazardous chemical. This product is stable enough for a few weeks during ordinary shipping and time spent in Customs.

Storage Condition: Dry, dark and at 0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks) or -20 C for long term (months to years).

Solubility: Soluble in DMSO

Shelf Life: >3 years if stored properly

Drug Formulation: This drug may be formulated in DMSO

Stock Solution Storage: 0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks), or -20 C for long term (months).

HS Tariff Code: 2934.99.9001

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1 mM 1.15 mL 5.76 mL 11.51 mL
5 mM 0.23 mL 1.15 mL 2.3 mL
10 mM 0.12 mL 0.58 mL 1.15 mL
50 mM 0.02 mL 0.12 mL 0.23 mL

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9: Huang B, Ding C, Zou Q, Wang W, Li H. Cyclophosphamide Regulates N6-Methyladenosine and m6A RNA Enzyme Levels in Human Granulosa Cells and in Ovaries of a Premature Ovarian Aging Mouse Model. Front Endocrinol (Lausanne). 2019 Jun 27;10:415. doi: 10.3389/fendo.2019.00415. eCollection 2019. PubMed PMID: 31316467; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6610338.

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16: Liu R, Zhao F, Wei J, Yu P, Zhang J, Wang Y, Li Z, Zhang J, Zhang X, Tian X. Determination of five nucleosides by LC-MS/MS and the application of the method to quantify N(6) -methyladenosine level in liver messenger ribonucleic acid of an acetaminophen-induced hepatotoxicity mouse model. J Sep Sci. 2019 Jun 13. doi: 10.1002/jssc.201900041. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31197931.

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20: Zhang F, Zhang YC, Liao JY, Yu Y, Zhou YF, Feng YZ, Yang YW, Lei MQ, Bai M, Wu H, Chen YQ. The subunit of RNA N6-methyladenosine methyltransferase OsFIP regulates early degeneration of microspores in rice. PLoS Genet. 2019 May 22;15(5):e1008120. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1008120. eCollection 2019 May. PubMed PMID: 31116744; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6548400. a


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