adenine

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Etymology[edit]

From German Adenin, from Ancient Greek ἀδήν (adēn, gland) + -ine.

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Noun[edit]

adenine (uncountable)

  1. (biochemistry, genetics) A base, C5H5N5, found in certain glands and tissues, which pairs with thymine in DNA and uracil in RNA.

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Noun[edit]

adenine f

  1. plural form of adenina