Definition of polynucleotide in English:

polynucleotide

Syllabification: pol·y·nu·cle·o·tide
Pronunciation: /ˌpäliˈn(y)o͞oklēəˌtīd
 
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noun

Biochemistry
  • A linear polymer whose molecule is composed of many nucleotide units, constituting a section of a nucleic acid molecule.
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    • The statement that functional polynucleotides (nucleic acids) can spontaneously form is equivalent to the statement that the ink and paper of a printed page can organize themselves into a meaningful text.
    • DNA, which is the genetic material of chromosomes, consists of two complementary polynucleotides coiled into a double helix.
    • Only a few studies have been published on DNA or other polynucleotides in reverse micelles.

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