noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, from New Latin thymus Date: 1894 a pyrimidine base C5H6N2O2 that is one of the four bases coding genetic information in the polynucleotide chain of DNA — compare adenine, cytosine, guanine, uracil

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  • thymine — [ timin ] n. f. • 1877; de thymus et ine ♦ Biochim. Base pyrimidique entrant dans la composition des acides désoxyribonucléiques. ● thymine nom féminin Base pyrimidique C5H6N2O2, qui est un des constituants des acides désoxyribonucléiques.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • thymine — thymine. См. тимин. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • thymine — (n.) 1894, from thymic (1868, from Gk. thyme; see THYME (Cf. thyme)) + chemical suffix INE (Cf. ine) (2) …   Etymology dictionary

  • thymine — [thī′mēn΄, thī′min] n. [Ger thymin < Gr thymos, spirit (< IE * dhūmo < base * dheu , to blow > DULL, FUME) + Ger in, INE3] a white, crystalline, pyrimidine base, C5H6N2O2, contained in the nucleic acids of all tissue: it links with… …   English World dictionary

  • Thymine — Chembox new ImageFile1 = Thymine.png ImageSize1 = 150px ImageFileL2 = Thymine 3D balls.png ImageSizeL2 = 100px ImageFileR2 = Thymine 3D vdW.png ImageSizeR2 = 100px ImageFile = ImageSize = IUPACName = 5 Methylpyrimidine 2,4(1 H ,3 H ) dione… …   Wikipedia

  • thymine — /thuy meen, min/, n. Biochem. a pyrimidine base, C5H6N2O2, that is one of the principal components of DNA, in which it is paired with adenine. Symbol: T [1890 95; THYM(IC)2 + INE2] * * * Organic compound of the pyrimidine family, often called a… …   Universalium

  • thymine — timinas statusas T sritis chemija formulė CH₃C₄HN₂(OH)₂ santrumpa( os) Thy atitikmenys: angl. thymine rus. тимин ryšiai: sinonimas – 2,4 dihidroksi 5 metilpirimidinas …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

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  • thymine — (thi min) The pyrimidine 5 methyluracil that is found in nucleosides, nucleotides, and DNA …   Dictionary of microbiology

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