cordycepin

noun
cor·​dy·​cep·​in | \ ˌkȯ(r)də̇ˈsepə̇n \
plural -s

Definition of cordycepin

: an adenosine analogue C10H13N5O3 with antibiotic activity used especially to study gene regulation because of its ability to inhibit transcription

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History and Etymology for cordycepin

cordyceps + -in

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“Cordycepin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cordycepin. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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