Isocytosine (2-aminouracil) is an isomer of cytosine used in physical chemical studies involving metal complex binding, hydrogen-bonding, and tautomerism and proton transfer effects in nucleobases.
Raffaele Saladino; Veronica Neri; Claudia Crestini; Giovanna Costanzo; Michele Graciotti; Ernesto Di Mauro. Synthesis and degradation of nucleic acid components by formamide and iron sulfur minerals. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 2008, 130 (46), 15512-15518.
Vassil B Delchev, Hans Mikosch. Theoretical study of the intermolecular H-bonding and intermolecular proton transfer between isocytosine tautomeric forms and R,S-lactic acid. Journal of Molecular Modeling. 2007, 13 (1), 19-28.
Gefahrenhinweise (EU): H302-H319
Harmful if swallowed. Causes serious eye irritation.
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