guanine

noun gua·nine \ ˈgwä-ˌnēn \

Definition of guanine

: a purine base C5H5N5O that codes genetic information in the polynucleotide chain of DNA or RNA — compare adenine, cytosine, thymine, uracil

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Origin and Etymology of guanine

guano + -ine; from its being found especially in guano


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guanine

noun gua·nine \ ˈgwän-ˌēn \

medical Definition of guanine

: a purine base C5H5N5O that codes genetic information in the polynucleotide chain of DNA or RNA — compare adenine, cytosine, thymine, uracil

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