Cytidine


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cytidine

[′sid·ə‚dēn]
(biochemistry)
C9H13N3O5 Cytosine riboside, a nucleoside composed of one molecule each of cytosine andD-ribose.
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Cytidine

 

(also cytosine riboside), a natural organic compound; a nucleoside consisting of the pyrimidine base cystosine and the carbohydrate D-ribose. Cytidine forms long, needle-like crystals or a white crystalline powder, both of which are hygroscopic and readily soluble in water. It has a molecular weight of 243.2. Cystosine is found in all living cells as a component of ribonucleic acids and nucleotides.

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The hitchhiking enzyme that Liu used, cytidine deaminase, can make two of the swaps.
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In our study, nucleotide metabolism was also disordered after MI, but GBE had limited regulation of it and only decreased the level of cytidine in the myocardium.
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The pyrimidine metabolism genes include polymerase (DNA directed), delta 2 (5425), cytidine monophosphate (UMPCMP) kinase 1 (51727), and uridine monophosphate synthetase (7372).