base compositionmedical dictionary

<biochemistry> In reference to nucleic acid, the proportion of the total bases consisting of guanine plus cytosine or thymine plus adenine base pairs.

Usually expressed as a guanine + cytosine (G+C) value, for example 60% G+C.

(09 Oct 1997)

baseband, baseboard, baseborn, base class < Prev | Next > base deficit, base dissociation constant, basedoid

Bookmark with: icon icon icon icon iconword visualiser Go and visit our forums Community Forums