dideoxynucleotide

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Etymology[edit]

From di- +‎ deoxynucleotide

Noun[edit]

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dideoxynucleotide (plural dideoxynucleotides)

  1. (biochemistry) Any nucleotide formed from a deoxynucleotide by loss of a second hydroxy group from the deoxyribose group
  2. (biochemistry) Any oligonucleotide consisting of two deoxynucleotides

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