bromouracil
noun Date: 1960 a mutagenic uracil derivative C4H3N2O2Br that is an analog of thymine and pairs readily with adenine and sometimes with guanine

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  • bromouracil — /broh moh yoor euh sil/, n. Biochem. a uracil derivative, C4H3N2O2Br, that pairs with adenine and sometimes with guanine during phage and bacterial DNA synthesis. [1955 60; BROMO + URACIL] * * * …   Universalium

  • bromouracil — bro·mo·ura·cil .brō mō yu̇r ə .sil, səl n a mutagenic uracil derivative C4H3N2O2Br that is an analog of thymine and pairs readily with adenine and sometimes with guanine during bacterial or bacteriophage DNA synthesis …   Medical dictionary

  • bromouracil — bro·mo·ura·cil …   English syllables

  • bromouracil — ˌbrōmōˈyu̇rəˌsil, məˈ , sə̇l noun Etymology: brom + uracil : a mutagenic uracil derivative C4H3N2O2Br that is an analogue of thymine and pairs readily with adenine and sometimes with guanine during bacterial or phage DNA synthesis * * * /broh moh …   Useful english dictionary

  • 5-Bromouracil — chembox new ImageFile = 5 Bromouracil structure.png ImageSize = 150px IUPACName = 5 Bromo 1H pyrimidine 2,4 dione OtherNames = 5 Bromo 2,4 dihydroxypyrimidine Section1 = Chembox Identifiers Abbreviations = 5 BrU 5 BU CASNo = 51 20 7 EINECS =… …   Wikipedia

  • 5-bromouracil — 5 bromouracil. См. 5 бромурацил. (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.

  • 5-bromouracil — Synthetic analog (antimetabolite) of thymine, in which a bromine atom takes the place of the methyl group in thymine; a mutagen. * * * 5 bro·mo·ura·cil (bro″mo uґrə sil) a pyrimidine analogue with mutagenic properties …   Medical dictionary

  • BrU — bromouracil …   Medical dictionary

  • BrU — • bromouracil …   Dictionary of medical acronyms & abbreviations

  • 5-бромурацил — 5 bromouracil 5 бромурацил. Аналог тимина, обладающий мутагенной активностью; использование 5 Б. в качестве мутагена З.Литман и А.Парди в 1955 положило начало работам по молекулярной природе мутационного процесса. (Источник: «Англо русский… …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

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