Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun One of the two pyrimidine nucleotides used to synthesize DNA.

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  • abbreviation genetics deoxythymidine triphosphate

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[d(eoxy)– + t(hymidine) + t(ri)p(hosphate).]

Examples

  • LIC incorporation was facilitated by treatment with T4 DNA polymerase in the presence of dTTP to generate pSpGH38.

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