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Thymine

Known as: 2,4-dihydroxy-5-methylpyrimidine, 5-methyluracil, 2,4(1H,3H)-Pyrimidinedione, 5-methyl- 
A chemical compound that is used to make one of the building blocks of DNA. It is a type of pyrimidine.
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Methylation Mediation Methylation of cytosine bases, 5-methylcytosine (5mC), in DNA plays an important regulatory role in… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
The very specific binding of the HgII ion unexpectedly and significantly stabilizes naturally occurring thymine-thymine base… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
The RAD30 gene of the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae is required for the error-free postreplicational repair of DNA that has been… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
In addition to its well-documented effects on gene silencing, cytosine methylation is a prominent cause of mutations. In humans… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
The REV3 and REV7 genes of the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae are required for DNA damage-induced mutagenesis. The Rev3 and Rev7… Expand
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
The modulation of DNA-protein interactions by methylation of protein-binding sites in DNA and the occurrence in genomic… Expand
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
A polyamide nucleic acid (PNA) was designed by detaching the deoxyribose phosphate backbone of DNA in a computer model and… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
Intrinsic bending of DNA molecules results from local structural polymorphism in regions of homopolymeric dA · dT which are at… Expand
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Highly Cited
1985
Highly Cited
1985
  • T. Kunkel
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences…
  • 1985
  • Corpus ID: 1625498
Several single-base substitution mutations have been introduced into the lacZ alpha gene in cloning vector M13mp2, at 40-60… Expand
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