What does purine mean?

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ˈpyʊər in, -ɪnpurine

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. purinenoun

    any of several bases that are derivatives of purine

  2. purinenoun

    a colorless crystalline organic base containing nitrogen; the parent compound of various biologically important substances

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  1. purinenoun

    Any of a class of organic heterocyclic base containing fused pyrimidine and imidazole rings; they are components of nucleic acids

Freebase

  1. Purine

    A purine is a heterocyclic aromatic organic compound. It consists of a pyrimidine ring fused to an imidazole ring. Purines, including substituted purines and their tautomers, are the most widely occurring nitrogen-containing heterocycle in nature. Purines and pyrimidines make up the two groups of nitrogenous bases, including the two groups of nucleotide bases. Two of the four deoxyribonucleotides and two of the four ribonucleotides, the respective building-blocks of DNA and RNA, are purines.

Editors Contribution

  1. purine

    A type of matter.

    A moderate amount of purine is also contained in beef, pork, poultry, other fish and seafood, asparagus, cauliflower, spinach, mushrooms, green peas, lentils, dried peas, beans, oatmeal, wheat bran, wheat germ, and haws.

    Submitted by MaryC on January 28, 2017  

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Anagrams for purine »

  1. punier, unripe

  2. Punier

  3. Unripe

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of purine in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of purine in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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