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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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2019
Review
2019
The human patatin-like phospholipase domain-containing 3 (PNPLA3) gene encodes for a protein of 481 amino-acids. The variant… Expand
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2019
Review
2019
It is a well‐known fact that RNA is the target of a plethora of modifications which currently amount to over a hundred. The vast… Expand
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2018
Review
2018
Modification of DNA bases plays vital roles in the epigenetic control of gene expression in both animals and plants. Though much… Expand
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2018
Review
2018
Gliomas are a heterogeneous group of brain tumors with distinct biological and clinical properties. Despite advances in surgical… Expand
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2005
Review
2005
Large-genome eukaryotes use heritable cytosine methylation to silence promoters, especially those associated with transposons and… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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