Purine

Science / Genetics / Purine: A nitrogen-containing, double-ring, basic compound that occurs in nucleic acids. The purines in dna and rna are adenine and guanine.

Barr Body

Science / Biology / Barr Body: Inactivated X-chromosome in mammalian females. Although inactivated, the Barr body is replicated prior to cell division and thus is passed on to all descendant cells of the embryonic cell that had one MORE

Guanine

Science / Biology / Guanine: One of the nitrogenous bases in nucleic acids, guanine is one of the two purine bases. MORE

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