"Hey there, I'm Adenine! I'm a nucleotide on a journey to protein synthesis. Uracil is like my best friend and I need him to complete me since I can no longer accept Thymine. When DNA polymerase unzips the strand, enzymes help Uracil get over here and binds him to me. We are now part of a single RNA strand. "
"Uracil is like thymine - but without the methyl group (CH3-)at the top."
METAMIA is a free database of analogy and metaphor. Anyone can contribute or search. The subject matter can be anything. Science is popular, but poetry is encouraged. The goal is to integrate our fluid muses with the stark literalism of a relational database. Metamia is like a girdle for your muses, a cognitive girdle.