alternative form of DNA
any of numerous enzymes that catalyze the breakdown of DNA into oligonucleotides or mononucleotides.
abbreviation for deoxyribonucleic acid; - more commonly used than the full name. See also RNA.
(biochemistry) a long linear polymer found in the nucleus of a cell and formed from nucleotides and shaped like a double helix; associated with the transmission of genetic information;
‘DNA is the king of molecules’;
deoxyribonucleic acid, a self-replicating material which is present in nearly all living organisms as the main constituent of chromosomes. It is the carrier of genetic information.
the fundamental and distinctive characteristics or qualities of someone or something, especially when regarded as unchangeable
‘men just don't get shopping—it's not in our DNA’; ‘diversity is part of the company's DNA’;