nucleic acid

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(biochemistry) any of various macromolecules composed of nucleotide chains that are vital constituents of all living cells

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In preliminary studies that used referential RNA viruses, we attempted to determine the nucleic acid sequences of SARS coronavirus, mouse hepatitis virus, West Nile virus, Japanese encephalitis virus, and dengue virus type 2 in culture supernatants (10-100 [micro]L) by using the RDV method.
Not all nucleic acid molecules possessed it, but those that did came to be known as ribose nucleic acid, almost invariably abbreviated as RNA.
This is the first book to provide a comprehensive overview of the field of artificial nucleic acids.
Thorough in its approach and promising in its message, Medicinal Chemistry of Nucleic Acids probes the new domains of pharmaceutical research and exposes readers to a wealth of new drug discovery opportunities emerging in the dynamic field of nucleic acid chemistry.
A sample suspected of containing a nucleic acid of a fungus, such as an internal transcribed spacer-2 (ITS2) nucleic acid sequence of a dimorphic fungal rDNA, is screened for the presence or absence of that nucleic acid.
4 million, significantly expanding Bayer's position in the growing Nucleic Acid Diagnostic (NAD) segment of the professional laboratory market.
Boosting Business Base in the Emerging Nucleic Acid Drug Market
Louis, MO) has patented nucleic acid sequences from plant cells, in particular, nucleic acid sequences from maize and soybean associated with the carbon assimilation pathway enzymes.
Proligo LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Degussa, is a leading supplier of value-added nucleic acid products to the genomics and genetic medicines industry.
BASF Plant Science GmbH (Germany) has patented a transgenic plant transformed by a casein kinase Stress-Related Polypeptide (CKSRP) coding nucleic acid, wherein expression of the nucleic acid sequence in the plant results in increased tolerance to environmental stress as compared to a wild type variety of the plant.
The industrial experience held by Genset Oligos will make Proligo a fully integrated supplier of nucleic acid specialties (genomics and genetic medicine).
The specific patterns of hydrogen bonds that form between nucleic acid components endow the nucleic acids with their ability to carry and duplicate genetic information.
The nucleic acid delivery market is maturing with over 1,450 clinical trials underway worldwide.
In particular, the present invention discloses nucleic acid molecules encoding canine IgG, including species-specific regions of the heavy chain of canine IgG, and canine IL-13R alpha chain (IL-13R.