Pteridine

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Pteridine
Skeletal formula of pteridine
Pteridine molecule
Pteridine molecule
Names
Preferred IUPAC name
Pteridine[1]
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChEBI
ChemSpider
KEGG
UNII
  • InChI=1S/C6H4N4/c1-2-9-6-5(8-1)3-7-4-10-6/h1-4H ☒N
    Key: CPNGPNLZQNNVQM-UHFFFAOYSA-N ☒N
  • InChI=1/C6H4N4/c1-2-9-6-5(8-1)3-7-4-10-6/h1-4H
    Key: CPNGPNLZQNNVQM-UHFFFAOYAU
  • C1=CN=C2C(=N1)C=NC=N2
Properties
C6H4N4
Molar mass 132.126 g·mol−1
Melting point 139.5 °C (283.1 °F; 412.6 K)
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Infobox references

Pteridine is an aromatic chemical compound composed of fused pyrimidine and pyrazine rings. A pteridine is also a group of heterocyclic compounds containing a wide variety of substitutions on this structure. Pterins and flavins are classes of substituted pteridines that have diverse biological roles.[2]

Synthesis of pteridine from 4,5-diaminopyrimidine and glyoxal

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References[edit]

  1. ^ International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (2014). Nomenclature of Organic Chemistry: IUPAC Recommendations and Preferred Names 2013. The Royal Society of Chemistry. p. 212. doi:10.1039/9781849733069. ISBN 978-0-85404-182-4.
  2. ^ Kritsky, M. S; Telegina, T. A; Vechtomova, Y. L; Kolesnikov, M. P; Lyudnikova, T. A; Golub, O. A (2010). "Excited flavin and pterin coenzyme molecules in evolution". Biochemistry. Biokhimiia. 75 (10): 1200–16. doi:10.1134/s0006297910100020. PMID 21166638. S2CID 19455034.