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  • n. Plural form of nucleotide.


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  • Let's say that every single one of those nucleotides is functional, and absolutely critical to the plant.

    A Dubious "Opportunity" for IDers

  • I did not state it explicitly because I assumed that you would recognize it, but the claim that the complexity of an organism requires a certain number of functional nucleotides is tied to both to C-values, and ID's claim that most non-coding DNA is functional.

    A Dubious "Opportunity" for IDers

  • I do not concede that 60, 100, 1000 million nucleotides is not enough to get a human.

    A Dubious "Opportunity" for IDers

  • The information of aphanumeric symbols, like nucleotides, is sequence dependent and adjustable for the function at hand.

    Dawkins on the OOL

  • It's composed of billions of sub-units called nucleotides, repeated in a long, linear code that contains all of your biological information.

    Out of Africa

  • To make matters even more complicated, the “language” of DNA is expressed in chemicals that are called nucleotides, and the “language” of proteins is expressed in chemical complexes called amino acids.

    The Source

  • Mutations occur when the sequence of nucleotides is changed.

    The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1993 - Presentation Speech

  • Each strand is a linear arrangement of repeating similar units called nucleotides, which are each composed of one sugar, one phosphate, and a nitrogenous base.

    CreationWiki - Recent changes [en]

  • Gilead paid a premium for Pharmasset because the tiny company is working on a compound belonging to a class of so-called nucleotides that could be part of the first all-oral regimen of hepatitis C treatment, a holy grail of treatment.

    Bristol-Myers to Buy Inhibitex for $2.5 Billion

  • The Neanderthal versions of genes differ from the human versions by one or more DNA letters, known as nucleotides, in the string of thousands of letters that make up a gene.

    Ancient DNA shows interbreeding between Homo sapiens and Neanderthal


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