A compound consisting of a nucleoside linked to a phosphate group. Nucleotides form the basic structural unit of nucleic acids such as DNA.
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- All three enzymes showed a marked preference for adenine over guanine nucleotides.
- It has been reported that lanthanides are able to bind to DNA, RNA and nucleotides in vitro.
- This package contains a number of substitution models for nucleotides and RNA base pairs.
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