7-Methylguanosine, a component of transfer ribonucleic acid, is demethylated to guanosine, its presumed biochemical precursor, by a powerful new nucleophilic reagent, lithium 2-methylpropane-2-thiolate in hexamethylphosphoramide.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Journal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications|
|State||Published - Jan 1 1973|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Molecular Medicine