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nucleic acid

EN[njuːˈkliː.ɪk ˈæsɪd] [njuːˈkleɪ.ɪk ˈæsɪd] [nuˈkleɪ.ɪk ˈæsɪd]
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WNucleic acid
  • Nucleic acids are biopolymers, or large biomolecules, essential for all known forms of life. Nucleic acids, which include DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) and RNA (ribonucleic acid), are made from monomers known as nucleotides.
  • Together with proteins, nucleic acids are the most important biological macromolecules; each are found in abundance in all living things, where they function in encoding, transmitting and expressing genetic information—in other words,
  • Nucleic acids were discovered by Friedrich Miescher in 1869.
nucleic acid
nucleic acid
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    Meaning of nucleic acid for the defined word.

    Grammatically, this idiom "nucleic acid" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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