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Substance Name: Poly U
RN: 27416-86-0


  • A group of uridine ribonucleotides in which the phosphate residues of each uridine ribonucleotide act as bridges in forming diester linkages between the ribose moieties.

Molecular Formula

  • (C9-H13-N2-O9-P)x-

Molecular Weight

  • 324.181
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Poly U

MeSH Heading

  • Poly U


  • Poly U
  • Polyuridylic acid
  • Polyuridylic acids
  • Uracil polynucleotides

Systematic Name

  • 5'-Uridylic acid, homopolymer

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 27416-86-0

System Generated Number

  • 0027416860

Molecular Formulas

Molecular Formula

  • (C9-H13-N2-O9-P)x-

Molecular Formula Fragments

  • C9-H13-N2-O9-P

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