thymine

[n] - a base found in DNA (but not in RNA) and derived from pyrimidine
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thymine

(= 2,6-di-hydroxy, 5-methylpyrimidine; 5-methyluracil) Pyrimidine base found in DNA (in place of uracil of RNA).
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thymine

<biochemistry> Pyrimidine base found in DNA (in place of uracil of RNA). ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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thymine

noun a base found in DNA (but not in RNA) and derived from pyrimidine; pairs with adenine
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thymine

(thiĀ“mēn) a pyrimidine base found in deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA).
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thymine

organic compound of the pyrimidine family that is a constituent of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA). DNA, along with RNA (ribonucleic acid), regulates ... [5 related articles]
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thymine

thymine A reference to the sandarac tree, an African tree, a plant of the mint family.
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Thymine

A nitrogenous base, one member of the base pair AT (adenine-thymine).
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thymine

A pyrimidine that is one of the five organic bases found in the nucleic acids of cells. In DNA it pairs with adenine.
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thymine

thymine (thī'mēn) , organic base of the pyrimidine family. Thymine was the first pyrimidine to be purified from a natural source, having been isolated from calf thymus and beef spleen in 1893–4. The accepted structure of the thymine molecule was published in 1900; this structur...
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thymine

(Thy) Type: Term Pronunciation: thī′mēn, -min Definitions: 1. a constituent of thymidylic acid and DNA; elevated in hyperuracil thyminuria.
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thymine

A chemical compound that is used to make one of the building blocks of DNA. It is a type of pyrimidine.
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Thymine

A nitrogenous base, one member of the base pair AT (adenine-thymine).
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Thymine

==Derivation== As the name suggests, thymine may be derived by methylation of uracil at the 5th carbon. In RNA, thymine is replaced with uracil in most cases. In DNA, thymine (T) binds to adenine (A) via two hydrogen bonds, thus stabilizing the nucleic acid structures. Thymine combined with deoxyribose creates the nucleoside deoxythymidine, which
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Thymine

One of the pyrimidine bases in DNA, thymine is replaced by uracil in RNA.
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