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Meaning of URACIL

Pronunciation:  'yûrusil

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a nitrogen-containing base found in RNA (but not in DNA) and derived from pyrimidine; pairs with adenine
 

URACIL is a 6 letter word that starts with U.

 

 Synonyms: U
 
 See Also: nucleotide, ribonucleic acid, RNA

 

 

Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: An anticancer drug that belongs to the family of drugs called alkylating agents.
 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: A nitrogenous base normally found in RNA but not DNA; uracil is capable of forming a base pair with adenine.
 
Glossary
 
 Definition: 
  1. A nitrogenous base normally found in RNA but not DNA; uracil is capable of forming a base pair with adenine.
  2. a pyrimidine found in RNA.
 

 

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