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Postby Helics » Tue Jan 15, 2013 3:16 am

Why DNA does not contain Uracil ?
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Postby JackBean » Tue Jan 15, 2013 7:15 pm

because it evolved so and today we can only guess why. Some of the proposals is the ability to distinguish cytosine's deamination product uracil as mistake.
http://www.biolib.cz/en/main/

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