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Chemical Component Summary

FormulaC10 H14 N2 O5
Molecular Weight242.23 g/mol
TypeDNA OH 5 prime terminus
Isomeric SMILESCc1cn([C@H]2C[C@H](O)[C@@H](CO)O2)c(=O)[nH]c1=O

Chemical Details

Formal Charge0
Atom Count31
Chiral Atom Count3
Chiral AtomsC1',C3',C4'
Bond Count32
Aromatic Bond Count0
Leaving Atomsn/a

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank IDDB04485 Different stereochemistry
DescriptionDeoxythymidine is a pyrimidine deoxynucleoside. Deoxythymidine is the DNA nucleoside T, which pairs with deoxyadenosine (A) in double-stranded DNA. In cell biology it is used to synchronize the cells in S phase.
  • 2'-Deoxythymidine
  • deoxyribosylthymine
  • Thymidine
  • thymine deoxyriboside
  • Carbohydrates
  • Deoxyribonucleosides
  • Glycosides
  • Heterocyclic Compounds
  • Heterocyclic Compounds, 1-Ring
CAS number50-89-5
Drug Info/Drug Targets: DrugBank 3.0: a comprehensive resource for 'omics' research on drugs. Knox C, Law V, Jewison T, Liu P, Ly S, Frolkis A, Pon A, Banco K, Mak C, Neveu V, Djoumbou Y, Eisner R, Guo AC, Wishart DS. Nucleic Acids Res. 2011 Jan; 39 (Database issue):D1035-41. | PMID:21059682