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≥99.0% (HPLC)

Cytosine β-D-riboside, Cytosine-1-β-D-ribofuranoside
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≥99.0% (HPLC)

optical activity

[α]20/D +29±1°, c = 9% in H2O

ign. residue



210-220 °C (dec.) (lit.)
210-220 °C (dec.)

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