"5-Methylcytosine" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A methylated nucleotide base found in eukaryotic DNA. In ANIMALS, the DNA METHYLATION of CYTOSINE to form 5-methylcytosine is found primarily in the palindromic sequence CpG. In PLANTS, the methylated sequence is CpNpGp, where N can be any base.
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