adenine

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one of the pairs of chemical bases joined by hydrogen bonds that connect the complementary strands of a DNA molecule or of an RNA molecule that has two strands; the base pairs are adenine with thymine and guanine with cytosine in DNA and adenine with urac base pair
base found in DNA (but not in RNA) and derived from pyrimidine; pairs with adenine T , thymine
base containing nitrogen that is found in RNA (but not in DNA) and derived from pyrimidine; pairs with adenine U , uracil
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