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Descriptor in English: Oligonucleotides
Descriptor in Spanish: Oligonucleótidos
Descriptor in Portuguese: Oligonucleotídeos
Descriptor in French: Oligonucléotides
Tree number(s): D13.695.578.424
Scope note: Polymers made up of a few (2-20) nucleotides. In molecular genetics, they refer to a short sequence synthesized to match a region where a mutation is known to occur, and then used as a probe (OLIGONUCLEOTIDE PROBES). (Dorland, 28th ed)
Annotation: 2-12 nucleotides
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
History Note: 74(72)
DeCS UI: 10027
Descriptor UI: D009841
Date Established: 1974/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1995/03/17
Oligonucleotides - Preferred
Concept UI M0015278
Scope note Polymers made up of a few (2-20) nucleotides. In molecular genetics, they refer to a short sequence synthesized to match a region where a mutation is known to occur, and then used as a probe (OLIGONUCLEOTIDE PROBES). (Dorland, 28th ed)
Preferred term Oligonucleotides



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