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Deoxyguanosine

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Definition

noun

A purine nucleoside that has guanine attached to a deoxyribose sugar.


Supplement

Deoxyadenosine differs from guanosine by having deoxyribose as its sugar component instead of ribose.


Molecular formula: C10H13N5O4

Synonym: Guanine deoxyriboside, Guanine deoxy nucleoside.
Compare: guanosine.
See also: nucleoside.