bromouracil


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bromouracil

[‚brō·mō′yu̇r·ə·səl]
(biochemistry)
C4H3N2O2Br 5-Bromouracil, an analog of thymine that can react with deoxyribonucleic acid to produce a polymer with increased susceptibility to mutation.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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