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  • adj. Referring to the nucleus of something. (As nucleic acids are found in the nucleus of cells.)

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as nucleinic.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • It's those messages stored in nucleic acids and the need to express them which leads me to believe there is a disconnect between prebiotic conditions and the actual causal genesis of the former.

    Another Look

  • He is seeking a causal source for the sequence specificity found in nucleic acids and proteins.

    Are Stereochemical Explanations Causally Sufficient?

  • Singer continued her research in nucleic acids and was intensely involved in developing related policy.

    Maxine Singer: Biochemist

  • Art, CSI is found in nucleic acids, not activities.

    A Minimal Genome

  • Bradford, about the detachable pattern in nucleic acids: The detachable pattern is the genome.

    A Minimal Genome

  • Bradford, you're the one who seems to be supporting the notion that there is CSI in nucleic acids.

    A Minimal Genome

  • Did Stan Prusiner, whose prion hypothesis was negative (prions don't contain nucleic acids) ever ask any of his critics if they would be satisfied by a single negative demonstration?

    Congratulations are in Order

  • I wrote: Did Stan Prusiner, whose prion hypothesis was negative (prions don't contain nucleic acids) ever ask any of his critics if they would be satisfied by a single negative demonstration?

    Congratulations are in Order

  • Forty years ago when we began our studies in nucleic acids, we certainly did not anticipate receiving such an award.

    George H. Hitchings - Banquet Speech

  • Gertrude Elion and George Hitchings, who have collaborated since 1945, demonstrated differences in nucleic acid metabolism between normal human cells, cancer cells, protozoa, bacteria and virus.

    Physiology or Medicine 1988 - Press Release

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