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gua•nine



Pronunciation: (gwä'nēn), [key]
n. Biochem.
a purine base, C5H5N5O, that is a fundamental constituent of DNA and RNA, in which it forms base pairs with cytosine. Symbol: G Cf. guanosine.

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guanidineguanine deaminase
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