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Definition of the noun purine
What does purine mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: purines
- any of several bases that are derivatives of purine
- lexical domain: Substances - nouns denoting substances
- more generic words: alkali / base = any of various water-soluble compounds capable of turning litmus blue and reacting with an acid to form a salt and water
- more specific words:
- a colorless crystalline organic base containing nitrogen; the parent compound of various biologically important substances
Alternative definition of the noun purine
- [chemistry] Any of a class of organic heterocyclic base containing fused pyrimidine and imidazole rings; they are components of nucleic acids
Purine: A purine is a heterocyclic aromatic organic compound. It consists of a pyrimidine ring fused to an imidazole ring. Purines, which include substituted purines and their tautomers, are the most widely occurring nitrogen-containing heterocycle in nature.
- also known as สารพิวรีน
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by CTI Reviews
purine is a heterocyclic aromatic.
by Virginia Black
Nucleic acid would be any of a group of complex acids obtained from the proteins in the cell nucleus, composed of a phosphoric acid radical, carbohydrate, two purines and two pyrimidines; a purine is a white crystalline, compound C5H4N4 ...
by Ke-Li Han, Guang-Jiu Zhao
Purine is a molecular skeletal building block of the nucleic acid bases adenine and guanine. Histidine is a naturally occurring amino acid and imidazole can be found in its side chain. lmidazole is, for example, also an important ligand towards ...
by Gordon W. Gribble, J. Joule
INTRODUCTION Purine is a bicyclic, 5:6-fused, aromatic, heterocyclic compound with a 5-membered imidazole ring fused to a 6-membered pyrimidine ring <B- 80MI1>. Although purine itself has never been found in nature, substituted purines ...
by Linda Anne Silvestri
Purine is a precursor of uric acid, which forms stones and crystals b. Foods to restrict include anchovies, herring, mackerel, sardines, scallops, glandular meats, gravies, meat extracts, wild game, goose, and sweetbreads Q. High-iron diet 1.
Essential Cell Biology (2016)
by CTI Reviews
A purine is a heterocyclic aromatic organic compound. It consists of a pyrimidine ring fused to an imidazole ring. Purines ...
Let's Propagate! (2012)
A Plant Propagation Manual for Australia by Angus Stewart
Benzyl amino purine is the most commonly used cytokinin, at concentrations between 100 and 1000 ppm (0.1 to 1 gram per litre), with the powder being dissolved in a small amount of dilute hydrochloric acid and then made up to volume with ...
Lewin's Cells (2011)
by Lynne Cassimeris, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute George Plopper, George Plopper, Vishwanath R. Lingappa
A purine is a heterocycle with a five- membered imidizole ring fused to a six member pyrimidine ring that is the parent ...
Encyclopedia of Microbiology (2009)
Purine and Pyrimidine Salvage Purines and Pyrimidines from the Environment Several microorganisms are known ...
by Carl A. Batt
Purine and pyrimidine nucleotides are the building blocks used in the biosynthesis of nucleic acids. They are also required in several functions within the cell: phosphorylation agents (e.g., ATP), constituents of several coenzymes such as ...
by Heinz Mehlhorn, Horst Aspöck
Nucleotides The absence of the ability of protozoan parasites to synthesize purine nucleotides de novo implies that...
The preferred purine sources and the mechanisms of entry for these substances have been examined only in a few species.
Mosby's Medical Dictionary (2013)
purine lpyfi'renl [L, purus, pure, urina, urine], any one of a large group ...
by Mosby, Inc
purine /pyoo′rēn/ [L, purus, pure, urina, urine], any one of a large group of nitrogenous compounds. Purines are produced as end products in the digestion of certain proteins in the diet, but some are ...
by James Fitton Couch
Purine. A nitrogenous cyclic compound, the parent of several important bases, uric acid, ...
for Nurses and Healthcare Workers by Barbara F. Weller
purine a heterocyclic compound that is the nucleus of the ...
Mosby's Dental Dictionary (2007)
by Elsevier, Mosby
n a purine present in the muscles and other tissues, formed during purine catabolism by deamination of adenine. hypoxanthine phosphoribosyltransferase (hı ̄′po ̄zan′the ̄n fos′foˆrı ̄′bo ̄sil′ transfra ̄s′), n an ...
Mosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2009)
by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis
purine nucleotide. thymine. Increased risk of cardiovascular haem synthesis) disease Cobalamin Protein. 'at. and ...
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Scrabble value of P3U1R1I1N1E1
The value of this 6-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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