hypoxanthine

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hy·po·xan·thine

 (hī′pō-zăn′thēn′)
n.
A white powder, C5H4N4O, that is an intermediate in the metabolism of animal purines.

hypoxanthine

(ˌhaɪpəˈzænθiːn; -θɪn)
n
(Elements & Compounds) a white or colourless crystalline compound that is a breakdown product of nucleoproteins. Formula: C5H4N4O
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