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polynucleotide

 [pol″e-noo´kle-o-tīd]
a compound formed by the joining of more than one nucleotide.

pol·y·nu·cle·o·tide

(pol'ē-nū'klē-ō-tīd),
A linear polymer containing an indefinite (usually large) number of nucleotides, linked from one ribose (or deoxyribose) to another via phosphoric residues. Compare: oligonucleotide.

polynucleotide

/poly·nu·cleo·tide/ (-noo´kle-o-tīd) any polymer of mononucleotides.

polynucleotide

(pŏl′ē-no͞o′klē-ə-tīd′, -nyo͞o′-)
n.
A polymeric compound, usually DNA or RNA, consisting of a number of nucleotides.

pol·y·nu·cle·o·tide

(pol'ē-nū'klē-ō-tīd)
A linear polymer containing an indefinite (usually large) number of nucleotides, linked from one ribose (or deoxyribose) to another via phosphoric residues.
Compare: oligonucleotide

polynucleotide

any polymer of mononucleotides.
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It is in polynucleotides that DNA gains its biological utility.
What remains to be done is to prepare, on montmorillonite, oligomers containing two or more complementary bases in a feeding reaction, and to test the mixture of polynucleotides that forms for catalytic activity.
For instance, each nucleic acid that is added to a polynucleotide can have a different conformation.
8,288,102, relating to PCR-based methods for the detection of EML4-ALK (anaplastic lymphoma kinase) polynucleotides in patient samples.
7, named 'System for Expression of Genes in Plants,' covers claims to methods for expressing one or more polynucleotides of interest using a set of plant viral vectors that function together.
In many biological and biotechnological contexts, electrically charged polymer molecules--such as polynucleotides and proteins and their complexes--move from one region of space to another in crowded environments.
The subject invention also includes polynucleotides that encode these modified proteins, and transgenic plants that produce these modified proteins.
Polyhydroxyalkanoates, only recently appreciated as ranking with polysaccharides, proteins, polynucleotides and polyisoprenoids as a class of physiologically important biopolymers, have brought a solution to the search for biodegradable plastics.
Separations of polynucleotides are currently best accomplished in capillaries filled with immobilized polyacrylamide gels, and the use of entangled polymers as separation matrices has also attracted much attention recently, says Novotny.
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The firm stated that polynucleotides encoding the claimed FZD-Fc polypeptides and cells producing such polypeptides are also covered in the patent.