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Base composition

Base composition

(Science: biochemistry) in reference to nucleic acid, the proportion of the total bases consisting of guanine plus cytosine or thymine plus adenine base pairs.

Usually expressed as a guanine _ cytosine (G_C) value, for example 60% G_C.


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