dinucleotide

A compound containing two nucleotides; E.G., NAD+, ApGp.

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di·nu·cle·o·tide (.)dī-'n(y)ü-klē-ə-.tīd n a nucleotide consisting of two units each composed of a phosphate, a pentose, and a purine or pyrimidine base

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di·nu·cleo·tide (di-nooґkle-o-tīd) one of the cleavage products into which a polynucleotide may be split; a dinucleotide itself may be split into two mononucleotides.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • dinucleotide — noun Date: circa 1927 a nucleotide consisting of two units each composed of a phosphate, a pentose, and a nitrogen base …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • dinucleotide — /duy nooh klee euh tuyd , nyooh /, n. Biochem. a molecule composed of two nucleotide subunits. [1925 30; DI 1 + NUCLEOTIDE] * * * …   Universalium

  • dinucleotide — noun any molecule consisting primarily of two nucleotide units …   Wiktionary

  • dinucleotide — di·nucleotide …   English syllables

  • dinucleotide — A nucleotide dimer …   Glossary of Biotechnology

  • dinucleotide — (ˈ)dī+ noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary di + nucleotide : a nucleotide consisting of two mononucleotides in combination * * * /duy nooh klee euh tuyd , nyooh /, n. Biochem. a molecule composed of two nucleotide subunits. [1925… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide — Nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide …   Wikipedia

  • Nicotinamide Adénine Dinucléotide — Pour les articles homonymes, voir NAD. Nicotinamide adénine dinucléotide …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Nicotinamide Adénine Dinucléotide Phosphate — Général No CAS 53 59 8 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide — Nicotinamide adénine dinucléotide Pour les articles homonymes, voir NAD. Nicotinamide adénine dinucléotide …   Wikipédia en Français

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