uridylic acid


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uridylic acid

(ˌjuːrɪˈdɪlɪk)
n
(Biochemistry) a nucleotide consisting of uracil, ribose, and a phosphate group. It is a constituent of RNA. Also called: uridine monophosphate
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He made use of the enzyme discovered by Ochoa (see 1955) to form an RNA molecule out of a mixture that consisted of uridylic acid only.
The polyribonucleotides can be made of inosinic acid (poly I), cytidilic acid (poly C), adenylic acid (poly A) or uridylic acid (poly U).