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 (pŏl′ē-no͞o′klē-ə-tīd′, -nyo͞o′-)
A polymeric compound, usually DNA or RNA, consisting of a number of nucleotides.


(Biochemistry) biochem a molecular chain of nucleotides chemically bonded by a series of ester linkages between the phosphoryl group of one nucleotide and the hydroxyl group of the sugar in the adjacent nucleotide. Nucleic acids consist of long chains of polynucleotides


(ˌpɒl iˈnu kli əˌtaɪd, -ˈnyu-)

a sequence of nucleotides, as in DNA or RNA, bound into a chain.
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Canadian Forest Service (Canada) has patented an isolated polynucleotide sequence useful as a promoter in plant root tissue.
7,273,718, entitled "Isolated Genomic Polynucleotide Fragments from Chromosome 10q25.
Promoter sequences of the invention provide for seed-specific transcription of operably linked polynucleotide sequences.
35 cycles of denaturation at 94degC for 40 s, annealing at 52degC (for the nested-PCR) or 55degC (standard PCR) for 40 s, and polynucleotide chain elongation at 72degC for 40s, and final extension at 72degC for 5 min.
Amplifying the target nucleotide sequence of the polyketide synthetase gene to produce an amplified polynucleotide; detecting the presence of the amplified polynucleotide by contacting the amplified polynucleotide with a labeled molecular beacon; for determining the virulence of red tide blooms.
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35 cycles of denaturation at 94C for 40 s, annealing at 52C (for the nested-PCR) or 55C (standard PCR) for 40 s, and polynucleotide chain elongation at 72C for 40s, and final extension at 72C for 5 min.
Researchers found that Tcl1 does its job by suppressing mitochondrial polynucleotide phosphorylase, thereby inhibiting mitochondrial growth and metabolism.
Members of the AID/APOBEC family of enzymes deaminate cytosine (C) to uracil (U) in the context of a polynucleotide substrate.
Patent Application Number 13/336,028 entitled, "In Vivo Polynucleotide Delivery Conjugates Having Enzyme Sensitive Linkages.
Additionally, DNA polynucleotide fragments are also patentable subject matter in both the U.
The 5' terminus of full-length DNA was phosphorylated with 20 units of T4 polynucleotide kinase and 0.