Linear sequences of nucleotides, in which the 5'-linked phosphate on one sugar group is linked to the 3' position on the adjacent sugars. In the polynucleotide DNA the sugar is deoxyribose and in RNA, ribose. They may be double-stranded or single-stranded with varying amounts of internal folding.
A polynucleotide molecule is a biopolymer composed of 13 or more nucleotide monomers covalently bonded in a chain. DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) and RNA (ribonucleic acid) are examples of polynucleotides with distinct biological function. The prefix poly comes from the ancient Greek πολυς (polys, many). DNA consists of two chains of polynucleot...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polynucleotide
(pol″e-noo´kle-o-tīd) a linear polymer formed by the joining of more than one nucleotide; see nucleic acid.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21001
<molecular biology> Linear sequences of nucleotides, in which the 5' linked phosphate on one sugar group is covalently linked to the 3' position on the adjacent sugars. ... In the polynucleotide DNA the sugar is deoxyribose and in RNA, ribose. They may be double stranded or single stranded with varying amounts of internal folding. ... (14 Oct...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
A DNA polymer composed of multiple nucleotides. (See Nucleotide.)Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20095
Type: Term Pronunciation: pol′ē-nū′klē-ō-tīd Definitions: 1. A linear polymer containing an indefinite (usually large) number of nucleotides, linked from one ribose (or deoxyribose) to another via phosphoric residues.Found on http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=70979
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