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a ribonucleoside containing uracil.
uridine diphosphate (UDP) a nucleotide that participates in glycogen metabolism and in some processes of nucleic acid synthesis.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
A uridine-containing nucleotide important in certain metabolic reactions, in which it transports sugars such as glucose and galactose.
See also: uridine
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