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uridine

Pronunciation: yur'i-den

Definition: one of the major nucleosides in RNAs; as the pyrophosphate (UDP, UDPG, etc.), uridine is active in sugar metabolism.

Synonym(s): 1-ß-d-ribofuranosyluracil

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