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- noun organic chemistry The
univalent radicalderived from cyclobutaneby the formal removal of a hydrogenatom
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UV radiation is absorbed by nucleic acids and induces dimerization of adjacent pyrimidines by cyclobutyl ring formation or other photoproduct linkages, which damage the nucleic acid strand and thus inhibit transcription A previous study indicated that a CPMV-based vaccine that displayed an epitope from canine parvovirus and had been inactivated by UV could still induce protective antibody responses