Definition of Nucleotides

1. Noun. (plural of nucleotide) ¹

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Definition of Nucleotides

1. nucleotide [n] - See also: nucleotide

Medical Definition of Nucleotides

1. The basic building blocks of nucleic acids. They are made up of a nitrogen-containing purine or pyrimidine base linked to a sugar (ribose or deoxyribose) and a phosphate group. (14 Nov 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nucleotides

nucleotide binding fold
nucleotide deaminases
nucleotide deletion
nucleotide mapping
nucleotide pair
nucleotide phosphotransferase
nucleotide pyrophosphate transferase
nucleotides (current term)
nucleus accumbens
nucleus accumbens septi
nucleus acusticus
nucleus alae cinereae
nucleus ambiguus
nucleus amygdalae
nucleus anterodorsalis
nucleus anteromedialis
nucleus anteroventralis

Literary usage of Nucleotides

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1. Monographic Medicine by William Robie Patten Emerson, Guido Guerrini, William Brown, Wendell Christopher Phillips, John Whitridge Williams, John Appleton Swett, Hans G√ľnther, Mario Mariotti, Hugh Grant Rowell (1916)
"(6) The Nucleic Acids and the nucleotides i. Nucleic Acid in Animals and Plants It turns out, as a result of recent studies, that there are two great types ..."

2. Nucleic Acids: Their Chemical Properties and Physiological Conduct by Walter Jones (1914)
"In the second phase the mono-nucleotides lose phosphoric acid and form the four ... As there is some reason to suppose that the pyrimidine nucleotides are ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"The condition of experiment is the same as in Table 1. nucleotides further, the effect of low and high concentrations of insulin was tested. ..."

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