Cytosine

Known as: 2(1H)-Pyrimidinone, 4-amino-, 4-Amino-2(1H)-pyrimidinone, Cytosine [Chemical/Ingredient] 
A chemical compound that is used to make one of the building blocks of DNA and RNA. It is a type of pyrimidine.
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
DNA cytosine methylation is a central epigenetic modification that has essential roles in cellular processes including genome… (More)
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2005
Review
2005
Large-genome eukaryotes use heritable cytosine methylation to silence promoters, especially those associated with transposons and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
We describe the isolation and characterization of two missense mutations in the cytosine-DNA-methyltransferase gene, MET1, from… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Crohn's disease is a chronic inflammatory disorder of the gastrointestinal tract, which is thought to result from the effect of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
116 nature genetics volume 20 october 1998 Berkeley, California 94720, USA. 2Department of Pathology, University of Washington… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Countless millions of people have died from tuberculosis, a chronic infectious disease caused by the tubercle bacillus. The… (More)
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1997
Review
1997
Most of the 5-methylcytosine in mammalian DNA resides in transposons, which are specialized intragenomic parasites that represent… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
It has been a controversial issue as to how many DNA cytosine methyltransferase mammalian cells have and whether de novo… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
An understanding of DNA methylation and its potential role in gene control during development, aging and cancer has been hampered… (More)
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
Many strains of E. coli K12 restrict DNA containing cytosine methylation such as that present in plant and animal genomes. Such… (More)
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