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Descriptor English: Nucleotides
Descriptor Spanish: Nucleótidos
Descriptor Portuguese: Nucleotídeos
Descriptor French: Nucléotides
Entry term(s): Nucleotide
Tree number(s): D09.408.620
D13.695
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009711
Scope note: The monomeric units from which DNA or RNA polymers are constructed. They consist of a purine or pyrimidine base, a pentose sugar, and a phosphate group. (From King & Stansfield, A Dictionary of Genetics, 4th ed)
Annotation: pyridine nucleotides are probably NAD or NADP; /anal: consider also NUCLEOTIDE MAPPING
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
DF deficiency
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
UR urine
Related: Base Sequence MeSH
DeCS ID: 9897
Unique ID: D009711
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Nucleotides - Preferred
Concept UI M0015075
Scope note The monomeric units from which DNA or RNA polymers are constructed. They consist of a purine or pyrimidine base, a pentose sugar, and a phosphate group. (From King & Stansfield, A Dictionary of Genetics, 4th ed)
Preferred term Nucleotides
Entry term(s) Nucleotide



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