Uracil

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Uracil (U) is one of the four bases found in [[RNA|RNA]]. It is a [[Pyrimidine|pyrimidine]] base and it never presents in [[DNA|DNA]] instead of&nbsp;[[Thymine|thymine]].<ref>Berg, J.M. Tymoczko, J.L. Stryer, L. (2007). Biochemistry. 6th ed. New York: W.H. Freeman and Company. p109.</ref> [[Image:0192801015 uracil 1.jpg|thumb]]  
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Uracil (U) is one of the four bases found in [[RNA|RNA]]. It is a [[Pyrimidine|pyrimidine]] base and it never presents in [[DNA|DNA]] instead of&nbsp;[[Thymine|thymine]]&nbsp;<ref>Berg, J.M. Tymoczko, J.L. Stryer, L. (2007). Biochemistry. 6th ed. New York: W.H. Freeman and Company. p109.</ref>.[[Image:0192801015 uracil 1.jpg|thumb]]  
  
 
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Revision as of 15:03, 22 December 2010

Uracil (U) is one of the four bases found in RNA. It is a pyrimidine base and it never presents in DNA instead of thymine [1].
0192801015 uracil 1.jpg

 

References

  1. Berg, J.M. Tymoczko, J.L. Stryer, L. (2007). Biochemistry. 6th ed. New York: W.H. Freeman and Company. p109.
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