Product Short Name: [Uracil-DNA glycosylase (U81)]
Product Name Synonyme: [Uracil-DNA glycosylase; UDG; EC=18.104.22.168]
Other Names: [Uracyl-DNA glycosylase; Uracil-DNA glycosylase; Uracyl-DNA glycosylase]
Product Gene Name: [U81]
Product Gene Name Synonyme: [U81; CB9L]
Other Gene Names: [U81; U81; CB9L; UDG]
Host: E Coli or Yeast or Baculovirus or Mammalian Cell
Form: Liquid containing glycerol
Storage Stability: Store at -20 degrees C. For long-term storage, store at -20 degrees C or -80 degrees C. Store working aliquots at 4 degrees C for up to one week. Repeated freezing and thawing is not recommended.
Tested Application: N/A
Uracil is a pyrimidine nucleobase that is found in RNA. It pairs with adenine in RNA, just like thymine pairs with adenine in DNA.
Uracil is essential for RNA replication and transcription. It is also involved in gene regulation.
Here are some of the important functions of uracil:
- RNA replication: Uracil pairs with adenine during RNA replication. This pairing ensures that the genetic code is passed on accurately from one generation to the next.
- Transcription: Uracil is transcribed from thymine in DNA. This allows the genetic code to be read by the ribosomes and translated into proteins.
- Gene regulation: Uracil can be modified by methylation, which can affect gene expression. For example, methylation of uracil can silence genes that are associated with cancer.
Uracil deficiency is rare, but it can occur in people with certain genetic disorders. Uracil deficiency can lead to a variety of health problems, including neurological problems, immune system deficiencies, and cancer.
Uracil is a nitrogenous base found in RNA. It pairs with adenine to form two hydrogen bonds. Uracil is a derivative of thymine, which is found in DNA. Uracil is a naturally occurring compound that has been found in meteorites and asteroids. It can be synthesized in the laboratory under conditions similar to outer space.