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bromouracil

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noun bro·mo·ura·cil \ˌbrō-mō-ˈyu̇r-ə-ˌsil, -səl\

Definition of bromouracil

  1. :  a mutagenic uracil derivative C4H3N2O2Br that is an analog of thymine and pairs readily with adenine and sometimes with guanine



1960

First Known Use of bromouracil

1960


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bromouracil

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noun bro·mo·ura·cil \ˌbrō-mō-ˈyu̇r-ə-ˌsil, -səl\

Medical Definition of bromouracil

  1. :  a mutagenic uracil derivative C4H3N2O2Br that is an analog of thymine and pairs readily with adenine and sometimes with guanine during bacterial or bacteriophage DNA synthesis




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