from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A nucleoside, C10H14N2O5, composed of thymine and deoxyribose.
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- noun biochemistry, genetics The
nucleosideconsisting of a combination of deoxyriboseand thymine
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- noun a nucleoside component of DNA; composed of thymine and deoxyribose
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
Pioneering work by Richard Axel (2004 Nobel Prize for the discovery of odorant receptors) showed that cultured mammalian cells defective in thymidine kinase could be rescued by introduction of the herpes virus thymidine kinase (tk) gene .
Inactive in pill form, Xeloda is enzymatically activated within the body; when it comes into contact with a naturally occurring protein called thymidine phosphorylase, or TP, Xeloda is transformed into 5-FU, a cytotoxic
Xeloda, which is inactive in pill form, becomes active when it comes into contact with a naturally occurring protein called thymidine phosphorylase
On day 15, Françoise showed me a hint of positivity (incorporation of radioactive thymidine in polymeric DNA), which was confirmed the following week.
“3H-thymidine incorporation into cell nuclei in germinating lettuce seeds.”
Transfer of purified herpes virus thymidine kinase gene to cultured mouse cells.
A neomycin resistance element (neoR) is introduced into an exon of the replacement vector, which also has a thymidine kinase (HSV-tk) element at its end.
Inhibition of thymidine kinase gene expression by anti-sense RNA: A molecular approach to genetic analysis.
It's worth noting that SOS responses are usually for protecting the organism from double stranded DNA breaks caused by thymidine dimers.
UDS is measured by the uptake of tritium-labeled thymidine into the DNA of the cells.