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Definition 1: a base found in DNA and RNA and derived from pyrimidine; pairs with guanine - [noun denoting substance]

Synonyms for cytosine in the sense of this definition

(cytosine is a kind of ...) any of several basic compounds derived from pyrimidine

(... is made of the substance cytosine) (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"

(... is made of the substance cytosine) (biochemistry) a long linear polymer of nucleotides found in the nucleus but mainly in the cytoplasm of a cell where it is associated with microsomes; it transmits genetic information from DNA to the cytoplasm and controls certain chemical processes in the cell

"ribonucleic acid is the genetic material of some viruses"

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