5-(Methoxycarbonyl)methyluridine (MCM5U); Uridine 5-acetic acid methyl ester; 1,2,3,4-Tetrahydro-2,4-dioxo-1-beta-D-ribofuranosyl-5-pyrimidineacetic acid methyl ester; 5-(2-methoxy-2-oxoethyl)uridine; 5-Mcmu; Methyl 2-(1-((2R,3R,4S,5R)-3,4-dihydroxy-5-(hydroxymethyl)tetrahydrofuran-2-yl)-2,4-dioxo-1,2,3,4-tetrahydropyrimidin-5-yl)acetate
1.570±0.06 g/cm3 at 20°C, 760 Torr
Soluble in DMSO (Slightly), Methanol (Slightly), Water (Slightly)
White to Off-white Solid
5-Methoxycarbonyl methyl uridine is a nucleoside constituent of yeast transfer RNA. 5-Methoxycarbonyl methyl uridine is also a derivative of 5-carboxymethyluridine, a carboxyl-containing nucleoside that was isolated from transfer RNA of Baker's Yeast.