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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… 
Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
The very specific binding of the HgII ion unexpectedly and significantly stabilizes naturally occurring thymine-thymine base… 
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… 
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… 
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… 
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… 
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… 
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… 
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…