2′-Deoxyribosyladenine, one of the four major nucleosides of DNA (the others being deoxycytidine, deoxyguanosine, and thymidine). The 5′ derivative is also an important component of one form of vitamin B12. D. accumulates in individuals with severe combined immunodeficiency disease.

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de·oxy·aden·o·sine (de-ok″se-ə-denґo-sēn) a purine nucleoside, adenine linked by its N9 nitrogen to the C1 carbon of deoxyribose. Symbol dA.

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