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George Mourad

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Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne

IPFW Sigma Xi (Scientific Research Honor Society) Student Research Competition

First Place


Purines and pyrimidnes have essential functions in a multitude of biochemical and developmental processes during the life cycle of a plant. As components of nucleic acids, cofactors e.g. NAD+ and FAD+ as well as energy production molecules e.g. ATP, nucleobases are involved in essential process of cellular function and plant growth.

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