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H54228 Isocytosine, 99%

CAS Number
108-53-2
Synonyms
2-Amino-4-hydroxypyrimidine

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
H54228-03 1g 24.70
H54228-06 5g 87.60
H54228-14 25g 338.00
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Isocytosine, 99%

MDL
MFCD00057557
EINECS
203-592-0

Chemical Properties

Formula
C4H5N3O
Formula Weight
111.10
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Soluble in DMF, DMSO, hot water, and AcOH.

Applications

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.

Notes

Store in a cool, dry place, in a well sealed container. Store away from oxidizing agents.

Literature References

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.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H302-H315-H319-H335

Harmful if swallowed. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P261-P264b-P270-P271-P280-P301+P312-P302+P352-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P312-P330-P332+P313-P337+P313-P362-P501c

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Rinse mouth. If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention. If eye irritation persists: Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

Harmonized Tariff Code
2933.59
TSCA
No

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