OBO ID: CHEBI:17568
Term Name: uracil Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • 2,4(1H,3H)-pyrimidinedione
  • 2,4-Dioxopyrimidine
  • 2,4-Pyrimidinedione
  • pyrimidine-2,4(1H,3H)-dione
  • U
  • Ura
  • uracil
  • Urazil
Definition: A common and naturally occurring pyrimidine nucleobase in which the pyrimidine ring is substituted with two oxo groups at positions 2 and 4. Found in RNA, it base pairs with adenine and replaces thymine during DNA transcription.
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Ontology: Chebi
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