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Thymine is one of the four bases in DNA that make up the letters ATGC, thymine is the "T". The others are adenine, guanine, and cytosine. Thymine always pairs with adenine.
Genes in Space-3 team identifies microbes in real time aboard the space station

Genes in Space-3 team identifies microbes in real time aboard the space station

New enzyme may one day enable genome surgery that erases harmful mutations

New enzyme may one day enable genome surgery that erases harmful mutations

CRISPR - a genetic editor - used to edit DNA and RNA in two parallel studies

CRISPR - a genetic editor - used to edit DNA and RNA in two parallel studies

Space radiation causes long-term health consequences for astronauts

Space radiation causes long-term health consequences for astronauts

Scientists create method for mapping genome-wide DNA damage caused by chemical carcinogen

Scientists create method for mapping genome-wide DNA damage caused by chemical carcinogen

MIT researchers develop new technique for early liver cancer diagnosis

MIT researchers develop new technique for early liver cancer diagnosis

Using Spherical Nucleic Acids to Track and Treat Disease

Using Spherical Nucleic Acids to Track and Treat Disease

Mathematicians developing new statistical methods to predict bacterial epidemics

Mathematicians developing new statistical methods to predict bacterial epidemics

Fructose common in western diet can damage brain genes

Fructose common in western diet can damage brain genes

Scientists solve first 3-D structure of DNAzyme

Scientists solve first 3-D structure of DNAzyme

Penn researchers develop new mathematical model to estimate mutation rates in the human genome

Penn researchers develop new mathematical model to estimate mutation rates in the human genome

Researchers find new mutation signature in cancer cells

Researchers find new mutation signature in cancer cells

Biochemical compound demonstrates increasing potential for use in cancer imaging

Biochemical compound demonstrates increasing potential for use in cancer imaging

NIST researchers simulate new method for fast, precise DNA sequencing

NIST researchers simulate new method for fast, precise DNA sequencing

Crucial change in single DNA base predisposes children to aggressive form of cancer

Crucial change in single DNA base predisposes children to aggressive form of cancer

Study reports discovery of new class of DNA repair enzyme

Study reports discovery of new class of DNA repair enzyme

Study stresses importance of investigating telomeres to improve diagnoses, develop treatments for many diseases

Study stresses importance of investigating telomeres to improve diagnoses, develop treatments for many diseases

Researcher reports possible existence of sixth DNA base

Researcher reports possible existence of sixth DNA base

Research findings could bolster efforts to develop next gen of anti-viral treatments

Research findings could bolster efforts to develop next gen of anti-viral treatments

Loyola's Genomics Facility uses next generation sequencing to study genetic make-up of organisms

Loyola's Genomics Facility uses next generation sequencing to study genetic make-up of organisms