Definitions for "Purine"
A double-ring basic compound that contains nitrogen. Adenine and guanine are purines found in DNA and RNA.
A heterocyclic aromatic compound containing nitrogen found in nucleic acids. See pyrimidine.
A nitrogen compound with a double ring-shaped structure; examples include adenine and guanine, two nitrogenous bases that are common in nucleic acids.
Keywords:  uric, converted, acid, substance, body
a substance that can be converted to uric acid in the body
Keywords:  metabolism, protein, product
A product of protein metabolism.