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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A base found in DNA (but not in RNA) and derived from pyrimidine.

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  • It is evident from the formulae that in thymine and cytosine a ring-like system of carbon and nitrogen atoms must be assumed.
  • In the mRNA, thymine is replaced by uracil (U).
  • The electrons in a DNA molecule such as thymine, for instance, knit together and are firmly attached to thymine's atoms.
  • Adenine pairs up with thymine; cytosine with guanine. for more
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