Definition of Dideoxynucleotide

1. Noun. (biochemistry) Any nucleotide formed from a deoxynucleotide by loss of an a second hydroxy group from the deoxyribose group ¹



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Medical Definition of Dideoxynucleotide

1. A deoxynucleotide that lacks a 3' hydroxyl group, and is thus unable to form a 3'-5' phosphodiester bond necessary for chain elongation. Dideoxynucleotides are used in DNA sequencing and the treatment of viral diseases. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dideoxynucleotide

didelphid
didelphids
didelphine
didelphous
didelphyc
didemnaketal
didemnaketals
didendron
dideoxy
dideoxy procedure
dideoxy sequencing
dideoxyadenosine
dideoxycytidine
dideoxyinosine
dideoxynucleosides
dideoxynucleotide (current term)
dideoxynucleotides
dideoxyribonucleoside
dideoxyribonucleosides
dideoxysugar
dideoxysugars
dideoxythymidine
didesmethyldoxylamine
didgeridoo
didgeridooer
didgeridooist
didgeridooists
didgeridoos
didicoi
didicois

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