bromouracil

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

Definition of bromouracil

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

First Known Use of bromouracil

1954


Medical Dictionary

bromouracil

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

medical Definition of bromouracil

: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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