Inosine

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Inosine is a nucleoside that is formed when hypoxanthine (see purines) is attached to a ribose ring (also known as a ribofuranose) via a β-N9-glycosidic bond.

 

Inosine is commonly found in tRNAs and is essential for proper translation of the genetic code in wobble base pairs.

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