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ˈæd n ɪn, -ˌin, -ˌaɪnade·nine

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. adenine, Anoun

    (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA

Wiktionary

  1. adeninenoun

    A base, CHN, found in certain glands and tissues, which pairs with thymine in DNA and uracil in RNA.

    Etymology: From Adenin, from + -ine.

Freebase

  1. Adenine

    Adenine is a nucleobase with a variety of roles in biochemistry including cellular respiration, in the form of both the energy-rich adenosine triphosphate and the cofactors nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide and flavin adenine dinucleotide, and protein synthesis, as a chemical component of DNA and RNA. The shape of adenine is complementary to either thymine in DNA or uracil in RNA.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Adenine

    A purine base and a fundamental unit of ADENINE NUCLEOTIDES.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of adenine in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of adenine in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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