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Uracil

Known as: 4-hydroxy-2-(1H)-pyrimidione, 2,4(1H,3H)-Pyrimidinedione, 2,4-Pyrimidinediol 
A chemical compound that is used to make one of the building blocks of RNA. It is a type of pyrimidine.
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Techniques for systematically monitoring protein translation have lagged far behind methods for measuring messenger RNA (mRNA… 
Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND In a previous phase 3 trial of adjuvant chemotherapy after resection of non-small-cell lung cancer, a combination of… 
Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Activation-induced cytidine deaminase (AID) is a 'master molecule' in immunoglobulin (Ig) class-switch recombination (CSR) and… 
Review
2002
Review
2002
Uracil in DNA results from deamination of cytosine, resulting in mutagenic U : G mispairs, and misincorporation of dUMP, which… 
Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Folate deficiency causes massive incorporation of uracil into human DNA (4 million per cell) and chromosome breaks. The likely… 
Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Precise mapping of DNA methylation patterns in CpG islands has become essential for understanding diverse biological processes… 
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… 
Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
We present an all atom potential energy function for the simulation of proteins and nucleic acids. This work is an extension of… 
Highly Cited
1974
Highly Cited
1974
  • T. Lindahl
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences…
  • 1974
  • Corpus ID: 35325208
An enzyme that liberates uracil from single-stranded and double-stranded DNA containing deaminated cytosine residues and from… 
Highly Cited
1961
Highly Cited
1961
A stable cell-free system has been obtained from E. coli which incorporates C14-valine into protein at a rapid rate. It was shown…