What is another word for adenine?5 synonyms found
Pronunciation:[ ˈadənˌiːn], [ ˈadənˌiːn], [ ˈa_d_ə_n_ˌiː_n]
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Definition for Adenine:
- ADENINE, or 6-Amino-purin, C5H5N5, in chemistry, a basic substance which has been obtained as a decomposition product of nuclein, and also from the pancreatic glands of oxen. It has been synthesized by E. Fischer ( Berichte, 1897, 30, p. 2238) by heating 2.6.8-trichlorpurin with 10 times its weight of ammonia for six hours at 100º C.; by this means 6-amino-2.8-dichlorpurin is obtained, which on reduction by means of hydriodic acid and phosphonium iodide is converted into adenine. In 1898 E. Fischer also obtained it from 8-oxy-2.6-dichlorpurin Berichte, 1898, 31, p. 104). It crystallizes in long needles; forms salts C5H5N5•2HI and ( C5H5N5)2•H2SO4•2H2O, and is converted by nitrous acid into hypoxanthine or 6-oxypurin. On heating with hydrochloric acid at 180-200º C. it is decomposed; the products of the reaction being glycocoll, ammonia, formic acid and carbon dioxide. Various methyl derivatives of adenine have been described by E. Fischer ( Berichte, 1898, 31, on 104) and by M. Kruger ( Zeit. für physiol. Chemie, 1894, 18, p. 434). For the constitution of adenine see Purin.
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Homophones for Adenine:
- athena, at home, atone, atm, adman, ATEN, adenium, athenian, add-in, ad hominem, at a time, atonia, adam, add-on, autotomy, attune, adnoun, adenoma, addition, aden, adynamia, athinai, auden, A-team, adana, ATON, autumn, autoimmune, atom, atony, add on, autonomy, athene, aethionema, attain, athenaeum, audition, atheneum.
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