Acetone sensitized photochemical reaction between cytosine and cysteine in water yields 5,6-dihydro-uracil (72%), 5-S-cysteinyl-5,6-dihydrouracil (24%), and uracil (2.2%), suggesting that radiation may cause not only crosslinking of proteins to nucleic acids but also base modifications.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Journal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications|
|State||Published - 1974|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Molecular Medicine