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Glossary Term
Glossary Term Uracil (U)
Definition A pyrimidine base that is a componentof nucleotides and thus a normal component of RNA. Thymine replaces uracil in DNA. See the Figure at NHGRI.

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last database update
07/15/2014
MGI 5.18
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