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  • noun Plural form of acridine.


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  • George Gamow, the physicist, had steered me to Leonard Lerman, then working on the intercalation of acridines into DNA at the University of Colorado

    Sidney Altman - Autobiography 1990

  • After working on the effects of acridines on the replication of bacteriophage T4 DNA, I joined Mathew

    Sidney Altman - Autobiography 1990

  • They are typically produced by acridines, and cannot be reversed by mutagens which merely change one base into another.

    Francis Crick - Nobel Lecture 1964


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