Why does DNA contain thymine and RNA uracil?

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5 Citations (Scopus)
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)537-540
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Theoretical Biology
Volume22
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1969

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Radiation Genetics
thymine
uracil
Thymine
Uracil
chemistry
RNA
mutation
Light
Mutation
DNA

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Statistics and Probability
  • Modeling and Simulation
  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Immunology and Microbiology(all)
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)
  • Applied Mathematics

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Why does DNA contain thymine and RNA uracil? / Lesk, Arthur.

In: Journal of Theoretical Biology, Vol. 22, No. 3, 01.01.1969, p. 537-540.

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