Phosphorylation with Inorganic Phosphates at Moderate Temperatures

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Science  25 Aug 1967:
Vol. 157, Issue 3791, pp. 952
DOI: 10.1126/science.157.3791.952


Uridine phosphates may be obtained by heating uridine with inorganic phosphates for 9 months at temperatures as low as 65°C. Under similar conditions, uridine-5'-phosphate, in addition to forming uridine diphosphates, undergoes some dephosphorylation to give uridine.