noun[mass noun] Chemistry
A colourless volatile liquid with an unpleasant odour, present in coal tar and used chiefly as a solvent.
- A heteroaromatic compound; chemical formula: C5H5N.
- The folic acid pathway provides the essential precursor molecule, pyridine thymidylate, needed in DNA biosynthesis.
- The structure of niacinamide consists of a pyridine ring with an amide group in position three.
- This is a pyridine silver method described by Ranson in 1911 for impregnating unmyelinated nerve fibers.
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