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Descriptor English: Nucleic Acids
Descriptor Spanish: Ácidos Nucleicos
Descriptor Portuguese: Ácidos Nucleicos
Descriptor French: Acides nucléiques
Entry term(s): Acid, Nucleic
Acids, Nucleic
Nucleic Acid
Tree number(s): D13.444
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009696
Scope note: High molecular weight polymers containing a mixture of purine and pyrimidine nucleotides chained together by ribose or deoxyribose linkages.
Annotation: general or unspecified; prefer RNA or DNA and specifics
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
DE drug effects
EC economics
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PH physiology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UL ultrastructure
UR urine
DeCS ID: 23145
Unique ID: D009696
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Nucleic Acids - Preferred
Concept UI M0015056
Scope note High molecular weight polymers containing a mixture of purine and pyrimidine nucleotides chained together by ribose or deoxyribose linkages.
Preferred term Nucleic Acids
Entry term(s) Acid, Nucleic
Acids, Nucleic
Nucleic Acid



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