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.
- 5-methylcytosine monohydrochloride
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