Chemistry of Natural Compounds

, Volume 4, Issue 4, pp 197–198 | Cite as

Action of alkaline solutions of hydroxamic acids on guanylic acid and RNA

  • N. K. Kochetkov
  • E. I. Budovskii
  • V. D. Domkin


It has been shown that at pH 10 and 37° C, hydroxamine acids do not react directly with any of the components of ribonucleic acid. Under these conditions the cleavage of the polynucleotide chain takes place at an appreciable rate.


Nucleoside Alkaline Solution Guanosine Uridine Paper Chromatography 


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© The Faraday Press, Inc. 1971

Authors and Affiliations

  • N. K. Kochetkov
    • 1
  • E. I. Budovskii
    • 1
  • V. D. Domkin
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of the Chemistry of Natural Compounds AS USSRUSSR

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