Associations to the word «Nucleic»

Wiktionary

NUCLEIC, adjective. Referring to the nucleus of something. (As nucleic acids are found in the nucleus of cells.)
NUCLEIC ACID, noun. (biochemistry) (genetics) Any acidic, chainlike biological macromolecule consisting of multiply repeat units of phosphoric acid, sugar and purine and pyrimidine bases; they are involved in the preservation, replication and expression of hereditary information in every living cell
NUCLEIC ACIDS, noun. Plural of nucleic acid

Wise words

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John Locke