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ad•e•nine



Pronunciation: (ad'n-in, -ēn", -īn"), [key]
n.
Biochem.a purine base, C5H5N5, one of the fundamental components of nucleic acids, as DNA, in which it forms a base pair with thymine, and RNA, in which it pairs with uracil. Symbol: A

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