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A pair of complementary bases (chemical units that form DNA) in a double-stranded nucleic acid molecule. In DNA, the base adenine (A) always pairs with thymine (T) and the base cytosine (C) always pairs with guanine (G). In RNA, adenine (A) pairs with uracil (U) instead of thymine (T).

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