What does deoxyribonucleotide mean?

deoxyribonucleotide in AZ Dictionary

(n) A nucleotide containing deoxyribose that is a constituent of DNA.
(n) (genetics) Any nucleotide containing deoxyribose
(n) an organic molecule consisting of a hereocyclic base attached to the 1-carbon of a deoxyribose ring, with a phosphate group esterified in the 5 position regarding the deoxyribose. Deoxyribonuceotides will be the monomer products which will make up deoxyribonucleic acid, the molecule carrying the hereditary information generally in most organisms. The most frequent kinds of deoxyribonuceotide tend to be thymidine-5′-phosphate (abbreviated TMP), deoxyadenosine-5′-phosphate (abbreviated dAMP), deoxyguanosine-5′-phosphate (abbreviated dGMP), and deoxycytidine-5′-phosphate (abbreviated dCMP).

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  • Sentence for "deoxyribonucleotide"
    • They provide electrons for deoxyribonucleotide synthesis,…
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  • Hyponym for "deoxyribonucleotide"
    • thymidine-5′-phosphate, tmp, deoxyadenosine-5′-phosphate, damp, deoxyguanosine-5′-phosphate
  • Variant for "deoxyribonucleotide"
    • deoxyribonucleic acid
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