noun. ['ˈnuːkliːəˌtaɪd'] a phosphoric ester of a nucleoside; the basic structural unit of nucleic acids (DNA or RNA).
- adenosine triphosphate
- deoxythymidine monophosphate
- deoxyadenosine monophosphate
- adenosine monophosphate
- deoxycytidine monophosphate
- base pair
- deoxyguanosine monophosphate
- adenosine diphosphate
- adenylic acid
- -ide (English)
- nucleo- (English)
Words that Rhyme with Nucleotide
Example sentences of the word nucleotide
A nucleotide consists of a single sugar, a phosphate, and a nitrogen-containing base.
2. Noun, singular or mass
Each nucleotide has three parts: a 5-carbon ribose sugar, a phosphate group and a nitrogenous base.
3. Preposition or subordinating conjunction
Hot glue all red adenine nucleotide stick halves to the blue thymine stick halves to represent nucleotide base pairing.