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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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XRCC1 stimulates human polynucleotide kinase activity at damaged DNA termini and accelerates DNA single-strand break repair.
Rapid nanopore discrimination between single polynucleotide molecules.
Which ones get funded can determine what a society believes, and funding is always granted by people who know less than the experts within the institution: The fate of a DNA research center rests with congress-people who couldn't tell a polynucleotide from new extra-whitening Tide.
One more important bioproperty- chemical polarity of the compounds and structures (water and hydrofuge organics, alkaline and acid parts of amino acids, polypeptide and polynucleotide chains)- was added to this group by the author.
It extends to antisense polynucleotide constructs and to structures that increase the stability of antisense RNA, as well as non-human organisms containing antisense constructs, among others.
For instance, each nucleic acid that is added to a polynucleotide can have a different conformation.
Polynucleotide sequence relatedness among motile Aeromonas species.
PCR was carried out in a total volume of 15uL according to the following temperature profile: initial denaturation of the DNA matrix for 5 minutes at 95degC followed by 33 cycles of denaturation for 1 minute at 95degC, annealing of primers for 1 min at 60degC, polynucleotide chain elongation for 2 min at 72degC, and final elongation for 10 min at 72degC.
Before the identification of the cap in several viral mRNAs in 1975, the 5' ends of all eukaryotic mRNAs, like those of Escherichia coli and bacteriophage mRNA, were generally believed to be triphosphorylated pppN forms, although no eukaryotic mRNA had been reported as 5' end-labeled by the standard, polynucleotide kinase method.
The system is utilised to generate a clonal root line, clonal root cell line, clonal plant cell line, or clonal plant having a self-replicating, episomal, extrachromosomal viral RNA vector that carries a polynucleotide of interest.
In the current study conducted at UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center and the departments of Chemistry and Biochemistry and Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, scientists show a new role for a protein called polynucleotide phosphorylase (PNPASE) in regulating the import of RNA into mitochondria.