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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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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Very specific binding of the Ag(i) ion unexpectedly stabilized DNA duplexes containing the naturally occurring cytosine-cytosine… 
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Review
2005
Review
2005
Large-genome eukaryotes use heritable cytosine methylation to silence promoters, especially those associated with transposons and… 
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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… 
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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… 
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Review
1997
Review
1997
Most of the 5-methylcytosine in mammalian DNA resides in transposons, which are specialized intragenomic parasites that represent… 
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… 
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
OLIGOMERS containing tracts of cytidine form hemiprotonated base pairs at acid pH and have been considered to be double-stranded… 
Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
With a standard set of primers directed toward conserved regions, we have used the polymerase chain reaction to amplify… 
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Highly Cited
1980
Highly Cited
1980
Spontaneous deamination converts cytosine to uracil, which is excised from DNA by the enzyme uracil-DNA glycosylase, leading to… 
Highly Cited
1977
Highly Cited
1977
  • A. Maxam, W. Gilbert
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences…
  • 1977
  • Corpus ID: 41429409
DNA can be sequenced by a chemical procedure that breaks a terminally labeled DNA molecule partially at each repetition of a base… 
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