[noo-klee-uh-sahy-deys, -deyz, nyoo-] /ˌnu kli əˈsaɪ deɪs, -deɪz, ˌnyu-/
any of the class of enzymes that catalyze the hydrolysis of .
nucleosidase nu·cle·o·si·dase (nōō’klē-ə-sī’dās’, -dāz’, -klē-ō’sĭ-, nyōō’-)
Any of various enzymes that catalyze the hydrolysis of nucleosides, releasing their purine or pyrimidine base.
[noo-klee-uh-sahyd, nyoo-] /ˈnu kli əˌsaɪd, ˈnyu-/ noun, Biochemistry. 1. any of the class of compounds derived by the hydrolysis of nucleic acids or nucleotides, consisting typically of deoxyribose or ribose combined with adenine, guanine, cytosine, uracil, or thymine. /ˈnjuːklɪəˌsaɪd/ noun 1. (biochem) a compound containing a purine or pyrimidine base linked to a sugar (usually […]
- Nucleoside analogue
nucleoside analogue n. Any of a group of antiviral drugs, including AZT, DDC, and DDI, that interfere with the activity of the viral enzyme reverse transcriptase and are used in the treatment of HIV. nucleoside analogue Any of a group of antiviral drugs that interfere with the activity of the viral enzyme reverse transcriptase and […]
[noo-klee-uh-sohm, nyoo-] /ˈnu kli əˌsoʊm, ˈnyu-/ noun, Cell Biology. 1. any of the repeating subunits of chromatin occurring at intervals along a strand of DNA, consisting of DNA coiled around histone. /ˈnjuːklɪəˌsəʊm/ noun 1. a repeating structural unit of chromatin that contains DNA and histones nucleosome nu·cle·o·some (nōō’klē-ə-sōm’, nyōō’-) n. Any of the repeating subunits […]
[noo-klee-oh-sin-thuh-sis, nyoo-] /ˌnu kli oʊˈsɪn θə sɪs, ˌnyu-/ noun, Physics, Astronomy. 1. the formation of new atomic nuclei by nuclear reactions, thought to occur in the interiors of stars and in the early stages of development of the universe. /ˌnjuːklɪəʊˈsɪnθɪsɪs/ noun 1. (astronomy) the formation of heavier elements from lighter elements by nuclear fusion in […]