5 Methylcytosine

5 Methylcytosine Monohydrochloride

5-Methylcytosine Monohydrochloride

Monohydrochloride, 5-Methylcytosine

A methylated nucleotide base found in eukaryotic DNA. In ANIMALS, the DNA METHYLATION of CYTOSINE to form 5-methylcytosine is found primarily in the palindromic sequence CpG. In PLANTS, the methylated sequence is CpNpGp, where N can be any base.