deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA)

Carrier of genetic information.

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  • Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) — One of two types of molecules that encode genetic information. (The other is RNA. In humans DNA is the genetic material; RNA is transcribed from it. In some other organisms, RNA is the genetic material and, in reverse fashion, the DNA is… …   Medical dictionary

  • deoxyribonucleic acid — deoxyribonucleic acid. = DNA (см.). (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • deoxyribonucleic acid —  Deoxyribonucleic Acid  (DNA)  Дезоксирибонуклеиновая кислота (ДНК)   Высокополимерное природное соединение, содержащееся в ядрах клеток живых организмов. Молекула ДНК состоит из двух полинуклеотидных цепей, закрученных одна вокруг другой в… …   Толковый англо-русский словарь по нанотехнологии. - М.

  • deoxyribonucleic acid — deoksiribonukleorūgštis statusas T sritis augalininkystė apibrėžtis Biopolimeras, sudarytas iš deoksiribonukleotidų ir saugantis bei perduodantis genetinę informaciją. atitikmenys: angl. deoxyribonucleic acid; DNA rus. дезоксирибонуклеиновая… …   Žemės ūkio augalų selekcijos ir sėklininkystės terminų žodynas

  • deoxyribonucleic acid — n. a nucleic acid, usually of very high molecular weight, consisting of a linear sequence of monomer units of deoxyribonucleotides, occurring in most organisms in pairs of strands, wound together in the form of a double helix; it is the main… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • deoxyribonucleic acid — [dē äks′ə rī΄bō no͞o klē′ik, dē äks′ə rī΄bōnyo͞oklē′ik; dē äks′ə rī΄bō no͞oklā′ik, dē äks′ə rī΄bō nyo͞oklā′ik] n. DNA …   English World dictionary

  • deoxyribonucleic acid — (DNA)    The molecule of heredity. DNA is composed of deoxyribonucleic building blocks, each containing a base: Adenine (A), thymine (T), cytosine (C), or guanine (G); a deoxyribose sugar (S); and a phosphate group (P) …   Forensic science glossary

  • deoxyribonucleic acid — DNA. The molecules inside cells that carry genetic information and pass it from one generation to the next. Also called DNA …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • deoxyribonucleic acid — (DNA; de ok se ri bo nu kle ik) The nucleic acid that constitutes the genetic material of all cellular organisms. It is a polynucleotide composed of deoxyribonucleotides connected by phosphodiester bonds …   Dictionary of microbiology

  • deoxyribonucleic acid — DNA, nucleic acid molecule composed of millions of bonded pairs nucleotides formed into a twisted double helix, molecule which carries the genetic information of an organism or virus …   English contemporary dictionary

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