HyperDic: nucleotide

English > 1 sense of the word nucleotide:
NOUNsubstancenucleotide, basea phosphoric ester of a nucleoside
nucleotide > pronunciation
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English > nucleotide: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningA phosphoric ester of a nucleoside; the basic structural unit of nucleic acids (DNA or RNA).
Narroweradenosine diphosphate, ADPAn ester of adenosine that is converted to ATP for energy storage
adenosine monophosphate, AMP, adenylic acidA nucleotide found in muscle cells and important in metabolism
adenosine triphosphate, ATPA nucleotide derived from adenosine that occurs in muscle tissue
base pairOne of the pairs of chemical bases joined by hydrogen bonds that connect the complementary strands of a DNA molecule or of an RNA molecule that has two strands
deoxyadenosine monophosphate, AOne of the four nucleotides used in building DNA
deoxycytidine monophosphate, COne of the four nucleotides used in building DNA
deoxyguanosine monophosphate, GOne of the four nucleotides used in building DNA
deoxythymidine monophosphate, TOne of the four nucleotides used in building DNA
mutonThe smallest unit of DNA where a mutation can occur
oligonucleotide, oligo(biochemistry) a polynucleotide whose molecules contain relatively few nucleotides
polynucleotide(biochemistry) a linear polymer whose molecule is composed of many nucleotide units constituting a section of a nucleic acid molecule
uracil, UA base containing nitrogen that is found in RNA (but not in DNA) and derived from pyrimidine
Broaderesterformed by reaction between an acid and an alcohol with elimination of water

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