methylcytosine

noun

meth·​yl·​cyt·​o·​sine ˌmeth-əl-ˈsīt-ə-ˌsēn How to pronounce methylcytosine (audio)
: a methylated pyrimidine base C5H7N3O found in the nucleic acids (as some DNAs and transfer RNAs) of some organisms

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“Methylcytosine.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/methylcytosine. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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