deoxyguanine etymology

English word deoxyguanine comes from English deoxy-, English guanine

Detailed word origin of deoxyguanine

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
deoxy- English (eng) (chemistry) Forming the names of compounds that are formally derived from others by the replacement of a hydroxy group by a hydrogen atom.
guanine English (eng) (chemistry) A substance first obtained from guano; it is a nucleic base and pairs with cytosine in DNA and RNA.
deoxyguanine English (eng) (biochemistry, attributive) Any guanine nucleotide that contains deoxyribose.

Words with the same origin as deoxyguanine

Descendants of deoxy-
ddNTP deoxyanthocyanin deoxybouvardin deoxycholic deoxycortisol deoxyelephantopin deoxyglucose deoxyguanosine deoxyhypusine deoxyhypusine monooxygenase deoxymyoglobin deoxynucleoside deoxynucleotide deoxyribofuranose deoxyspergualin deoxystreptamine deoxythymidine deoxyuridine dideoxy dideoxycytidine dideoxynucleotide dideoxysugar doxorubicin hexadeoxynucleotide
Descendants of guanine