Modomics - A Database of RNA Modifications

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PubMed ID: 36110386

DOI: 10.1021/acsmedchemlett.2c00303


We report 17 small-molecule ligands that compete with N6 -methyladenosine (m 6 A) for binding to the m 6 A-reader domain of YTHDF2 (YT521-B homology domain family 2). We determined their binding mode at high resolution by X-ray crystallography and quantified their affinity by a fluorescence-based binding assay. 6-Cyclopropyluracil and a pyrazolopyrimidine derivative have favorable ligand efficiencies of 0.47 and 0.38 kcal mol -1 per non-hydrogen atom, respectively. They represent useful starting points for hit optimization.