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Definition 1: one of the pairs of chemical bases joined by hydrogen bonds that connect the complementary strands of a DNA molecule or of an RNA molecule that has two strands; the base pairs are adenine with thymine and guanine with cytosine in DNA and adenine with uracil and guanine with cytosine in RNA - [noun denoting substance]

(base pair is a kind of ...) a phosphoric ester of a nucleoside; the basic structural unit of nucleic acids (DNA or RNA)

(... is part of base pair) (biochemistry) a long linear polymer found in the nucleus of a cell and formed from nucleotides and shaped like a double helix; associated with the transmission of genetic information

"DNA is the king of molecules"

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