from The Century Dictionary.

  • Noting a nucleinic acid, C44H66N20P4O34, obtained from the pancreas.


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  • A similar structure must be ascribed to guanylic acid, a substance which was first discovered by

    Albrecht Kossel - Nobel Lecture

  • We do not know whether inosinic and guanylic acids are of the same importance to the life of the cell as the complicated nucleic acids; at present in particular it has not been established if the site of the two last-named acids is to be sought in the chromatin of the cell nucleus.

    Albrecht Kossel - Nobel Lecture

  • The composition of inosinic and guanylic acids is still simpler.

    Albrecht Kossel - Nobel Lecture


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