E T Chelton et al.
The Biochemical journal, 187(1), 257-260 (1980-04-01)
Bacteriophage T3 was produced in a form that contained 32% of its normal DNA thymine residues replaced with 5-vinyluracil residues by infecting a thymine-requiring strain of Escherichia coli with phage T3 in a medium containing 5-vinyluracil. When 2'-deoxy-5-vinyluridine was added...
Kazuo Hattori et al.
Bioorganic & medicinal chemistry letters, 13(5), 867-872 (2003-03-06)
A series of tumor-activated prodrugs of the inhibitors of dihydropyrimidine dehydrogenase (DPD), an enzyme catabolizing 5-fluorouracil (5-FU: 4g), has been designed and synthesized. RO0094889 (11c) is a prodrug of 5-vinyluracil (4c), a known DPD inhibitor, and was designed to generate...
A S Jones et al.
Nucleic acids research, 1(1), 105-107 (1974-01-01)
A method for the rapid preparation of the thymineanalogue, 5-vinyluracil, in 83% yield from 5-(1-hydroxyethyl)uracil via the methanesulphonyl ester is reported.