DNA meaning

  • Deoxyribonucleic acid (/diˌɒksiˌraɪbɵ.njuːˌkleɪ.
  • DNA stores biological information.
  • The two strands of DNA run in opposite directions to each other and are therefore anti-parallel.
  • Within cells, DNA is organized into long structures called chromosomes.
  • Noun
    1. (biochemistry) A biopolymer of deoxyribonucleic acid (a type of nucleic acid) that has four different chemical groups, called bases: adenine, guanine, cytosine, and thymine.
      1. INF That part of a person's character that has a genetic origin.
      2. Proper noun
        1. Defense Nuclear Agency.
        2. More Examples
          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
            • The image shows phage λ bound to its maltoporin receptor LamB on the E.coli membrane during DNA ejection.
            • This complex unwinds duplex DNA while synthesizing pentaribonucleotide RNA primers for use by the lagging strand polymerase (gp43).
            • Sequential staining is critical as Pyronin Y can also bind DNA and the prestaining of DNA with Hoechst 33342 blocks this.
          2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
            • DNA and Lipofectin were incubated with medium for precomplexing in 2.5% of the final volume.
          3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
            • SG2000 (SJG-136, NSC694501) is a rationally designed pyrrolobenzodiazepine dimer which interacts sequence selectively in the minor groove of DNA.

        Meaning of DNA for the defined word.

        Grammatically, this word "DNA" is a phrase. It's also a noun, more specifically, a proper noun and a singularia tantum.
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Phrases
            • Nouns
              • Proper nouns
                • Singularia tantum
                  • Uncountable nouns
              Definiteness: Level 5
              Definite    ➨     Versatile
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              1. fr DNA
              2. en DNA virus
              3. en DNA ladder
              4. en DNA ligase
              5. en DNA typing