adenine

What is adenine?

adenine meaning one of the four nitrogenous bases in DNA that make up the letters ATGC. Adenine is the “A”. The others are guanine, cytosine, and thymine. Adenine always pairs with thymine

Diagram of adenine
Diagram of the chemical structure of adenine, one of the four nitrogenous bases in DNA.

 

reference: Coral Reef Information System – Glossary

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