adenine


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Synonyms for adenine

(biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA

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Quartz was added to several artificial seawaters, distilled water and distilled water at pH 11.0, with and without adenine or thymine.
According to Ross Grant, PhD (Sydney Medical School/Adventist Hospital), "There is good rationale for potential synergy when NAD+ (nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide) is added to the high dose biotin.
Four reference substances (guanosine, adenosine, uracil, and adenine) were purchased from the National Institutes for Food and Drug Control (China), and uridine was purchased from the Nanchang Beta Biotechnology Co.
Furthermore, the ruminal nucleic acid bases concentrations with the exception of adenine positively related to the dietary F:C ratios.
The study found a deficiency in the molecule nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide, known as NAD, prevents a baby's organs from developing correctly in the womb.
It reduces oxidant damage to red blood cells by improving the redox potential of nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide, a coenzyme that has been identified as the primary regulator of oxidation.
Endari reduces oxidant damage to red blood cells by improving the redox potential of nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD), a coenzyme that has been identified as the primary regulator of oxidation.
The mean values of serum sodium, potassium, uric acid, urea and creatinine were increased in chronic kidney disease group fed on basal diet containing 2% adenine (control positive) as compared to normal group fed on basal diet (control negative).
The inherited rare kidney stone disorders studied by the RKSC include cystinuria, primary hyperoxaluria, adenine phosphoribosyltransferase (APRT) deficiency, and Dent disease (see Table 1).
Multiple genes can be involved including electron transfer flavoprotein (EiF), ETF dehydrogenase, and riboflavin transporter and metabolizing (riboflavin kinase and flavin adenine dinucleotide synthase) genes.
Briefly, seven-week-old male Wistar rats (180-220 g) were purchased from Vital River Laboratory (Beijing, China) and completely randomized into 4 groups for treatment by table of random number after one week of acclimatization: group A: normal diet with distilled water administered by gavage; group B: normal diet with quercetin supplementation by gavage (25 mg/kg-BW/d); group C: 0.75% (w/w) adenine diet with distilled water administered by gavage; group D: 0.75% (w/w) adenine diet with quercetin supplementation by gavage (25 mg/kg-BW/d).
With age, the body structure loses its capacity to make a key element of energy production called NAD (nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide).
An analytical method has been proposed for the separation and determination of guanine, adenine, cytosine, thymine and uracil by gas chromatography (GC) following precolumn derivatization using ethyl chloroformate.
In this case, the change is subtle: A single nucleotide called an adenine is replaced by another called a guanine on human chromosome 12.
Organisms down to the lowliest form use nucleotides adenine, thymine, cytosine and guanine as DNA's four-letter alphabet.