Cytosine

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Cytosine

(Science: biochemistry) A pyrimidine base found in dna and rna that pairs with guanine.

Glycosylated base is cytidine, it's derived from pyrimidine. It is one of the four nitrogenous bases, including in dna adenine, thymine, and guanine, and in rna adenine, uracil, and guanine.