- The building blocks of DNA.
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Ribonucleotide reductase — protein Name = ribonucleotide reductase M1 polypeptide caption = width = HGNCid = 10451 Symbol = RRM1 AltSymbols = EntrezGene = 6240 OMIM = 180410 RefSeq = NM 001033 UniProt = P23921 PDB = ECnumber = 184.108.40.206 Chromosome = 11 Arm = p Band = 15.5… … Wikipedia
Primer (molecular biology) — A primer is a strand of nucleic acid that serves as a starting point for DNA synthesis. They are required for DNA replication because the enzymes that catalyze this process, DNA polymerases, can only add new nucleotides to an existing strand of… … Wikipedia
Deoxyribonucleotide — A deoxyribonucleotide is the monomer, or single unit, of DNA, or deoxyribonucleic acid. Each deoxyribonucleotide comprises three parts: a nitrogenous base, a deoxyribose sugar, and one phosphate group. The nitrogenous base is always bonded to… … Wikipedia
Henk Buck — (Dordrecht, 1930) studied at the University of Leiden where he received his PhD in 1959. He got a lectorship at the University in Theoretical Organic Chemistry in 1964. For his research he received the Golden Medal of the Royal Netherlands… … Wikipedia
metabolism — /meuh tab euh liz euhm/, n. 1. Biol., Physiol. the sum of the physical and chemical processes in an organism by which its material substance is produced, maintained, and destroyed, and by which energy is made available. Cf. anabolism, catabolism … Universalium
DNA polymerase — Enzyme that catalyzes (speeds) the polymerization of DNA. DNA polymerase uses preexisting nucleic acid templates and assembles the DNA from deoxyribonucleotides. * * * DNA polymerase n any of several polymerases that promote replication or repair … Medical dictionary
thioredoxin — A protein that participates in the oxidation reduction reactions associated with the biosynthesis of deoxyribonucleotides. t. reductase a flavoprotein that uses NADPH to re reduce t. in the formation of deoxyribonucleotides. * * * thi·o·re·dox·in … Medical dictionary
deoxyribonucleic acid — n. a nucleic acid, usually of very high molecular weight, consisting of a linear sequence of monomer units of deoxyribonucleotides, occurring in most organisms in pairs of strands, wound together in the form of a double helix; it is the main… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
DNA — deoxyribonucleic acid deoxyribonucleic acid n. a nucleic acid, usually of very high molecular weight, consisting of a linear sequence of monomer units of deoxyribonucleotides, occurring in most organisms in pairs of strands, wound together in the … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
Adenosine triphosphate — For the Japanese rock band, see Adenosine Tri Phosphate (band). Adenosine triphosphate … Wikipedia