nitrogenous base


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nitrogenous base

n.
Variant of nitrogen base.
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The reader is probably aware that there are four such subparts, and that each of the four consists of a heterocyclic nitrogen-containing molecule (the nitrogenous base, or just "base," in context); the base covalently linked to a 5 carbon sugar (2'--deoxyribose), with the base plus sugar being referred to as a "nucleoside"; and the nucleoside with the covalent addition of one, two, or three phosphate groups to the 5' carbon, which respectively make up a nucleoside mono-, di-, or triphosphate (collectively referred to as a "nucleotide").
To investigate the ability of 2HT and IMZ-O to form nitrogenous bases via thermal degradation during vulcanization, their thermal stability was investigated by means of thermogravimetric analysis.
Instead of using the four nitrogenous bases of DNA, in this study the researchers used three monomers .