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noun ad·e·nine \ˈad-ən-ˌēn\

Medical Definition of ADENINE

:  a purine base C5H5N5 that codes hereditary information in the genetic code in DNA and RNA—compare cytosine, guanine, thymine, uracil

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May 24, 2015
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