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NCI Drug Dictionary

  

thymidine 
A pyrimidine nucleoside that is composed of the pyrimidine base thymine attached to the sugar deoxyribose. As a constituent of DNA, thymidine pairs with adenine in the DNA double helix. Check for active clinical trials or closed clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)
Synonyms:2'-deoxythymidine
thymidin
thymidine deoxyriboside
Abbreviations:dT
DThyd
TDR