nucleic acids


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nucleic acids

Molecules that store genetic information. They form the DNA and RNA in living cells. See deoxyribonucleic acid, ribonucleic acid.
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The kit is designed for automated, hands-free purification of nucleic acids from blood samples using the Thermo Scientific KingFisher automated processing system and other similar automation platforms.
The report segments the global nucleic acids isolation and purification market by technology, application, product, end user, and geography.
University of Kentucky (Lexington, KY) has patented novel isolated nucleic acids encoding antigenic proteins derived from Sarcocystis neurona, or unique fragments thereof.
The following ten chapters address DNA and RNA structure, nucleosides and nucleotides, the synthesis of oligonucleotides, nucleic acids in biotechnology, genes and genomes, RNA structure and function, covalent interactions of nucleic acids with small molecules and their repair, reversible interactions between small molecules and nucleic acid, interactions between proteins and nucleic acid, and physical and structural techniques applied to nucleic acids.
NASDAQ: QGEN; Frankfurt, Prime Standard: QIA), Venlo, The Netherlands, a provider of innovative enabling technologies and products for the separation, purification and handling of nucleic acids and proteins has launched what it believes is the world's first and largest product portfolio for integrated genome-wide RNAi and SYBR(R) Green-based RT-PCR.
A comprehensive summary of the major databases can be found in a special issue of Nucleic Acids Research (2003).
Synthetic nucleic acids are used in the analysis of nucleic acid samples with unknown sequences and in virtually every genomic and genetic analysis technique.
While evidence for this RNA-world hypothesis has grown, some scientists have questioned whether nucleic acids with a backbone of ribose, or any other sugar molecule, would be stable enough to survive the harsh conditions of early Earth.
This is the first book to provide a comprehensive overview of the field of artificial nucleic acids.
Each of the nucleic acids and the proteins increases an expression level under salt stress.
a subsidiary of Degussa AG, has introduced a new product line, TrueSNP(TM) primer kits based on Locked Nucleic Acids (LNA(TM)).
Both functions may have supported early evolution of proteins and nucleic acids, such as RNA and DNA.