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Human DNA consists of adenine, thymine, guanine and cytosine. Can thymine of other animal can be placed with humans thymine?

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    $\begingroup$ First: the whole base is called thymidine (consists of thymin and the ribose). There is no difference between thymidine of human or animal origin. $\endgroup$
    – Chris
    Feb 3, 2014 at 11:39
  • $\begingroup$ @Chris so that we can replace? $\endgroup$ Feb 3, 2014 at 11:40
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    $\begingroup$ Where and what do you want to replace? $\endgroup$
    – Chris
    Feb 3, 2014 at 11:50
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    $\begingroup$ Thymine in all living things is identical. It has been possible to use the chemicals from plants animals or bacteria (or organic chemistry) in human cells.... $\endgroup$
    – shigeta
    Feb 3, 2014 at 15:07

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Yes. They're identical. When we eat animals or plants we digest their DNA to use to make our own DNA.

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