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Terminology

Post by dakims » Tue Sep 02, 2008 2:48 am

can someone define these terms or maybe a brief description, I'm getting confused with all of them

nucleotide
nucleoside
dideoxynucleoside
dNTP
AMP

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Post by meenkashi » Wed Sep 03, 2008 5:44 pm

well..... a nucleotide has three components:
-pentose sugar
-phosphate grp
-nitrogen base......
forms d bckbone of d dna's doble helix.........

nucleosides......u hv fr eg- adenosine,guanosine....n ol.....dey r basically sugars attchd to bases........

dunno abt dideoxynucleosides.......bt deoxynucleosides r nthng bt sugar structrs werin d hydroxyl grp is replcd by H. .......

n dunno abt dNTP n AMP.........!

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Post by meenkashi » Sun Sep 07, 2008 4:33 am

dNTP means deoxyribonucleotidetriphosphate

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