In this work we present for the first time the synthesis of novel 5-hydroxymethylcytosine (5hmC) and 5-formylcytosine (5fC) derivatives that can be used as tools in the emerging field of epigenetics for deciphering chemical biology of TET-mediated processes. © 2014 Chentsova et al.
Chentsova, A., Kapourani, E., & Giannis, A. (2014). Synthesis of novel derivatives of 5-hydroxymethyl-cytosine and 5-formylcytosine as tools for epigenetics. Beilstein Journal of Organic Chemistry, 10, 7–11. https://doi.org/10.3762/bjoc.10.2