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nucleotides
Subject Category
S Biological Sciences
W Physical and Chemical Sciences
Definition
A subunit of DNA or RNA consisting of a nitrogenous base (adenine, guanine, thymine, or cytosine in DNA; adenine, guanine, uracil, or cytosine in RNA), a phosphate molecule, and a sugar molecule (deoxyribose in DNA and ribose in RNA). Many of nucleotides are linked to form a DNA or RNA molecule.
Definition Source
USDA Glossary of Agricultural Biotechnology Terms
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http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/31025
Broader Term
nucleic acids, nucleosides and nucleotides
Narrower Term
cyclic nucleotides
nucleotide coenzymes
polynucleotides
purine nucleotides
pyridine nucleotides
pyrimidine nucleotides
ribonucleotides
Related Term
nucleosides
Spanish
nucleótidos
Term Number
31025