[pol-ee-ad-n-il-ik, pol-] /ˈpɒl iˌæd nˈɪl ɪk, ˌpɒl-/

noun, Biochemistry.
a homopolymer of enzymatically added to messenger RNA in eukaryotic cells to inhibit the hydrolytic breakdown of messenger RNA.

polyadenylic acid pol·y·ad·e·nyl·ic acid (pŏl’ē-ād’n-ĭl’ĭk)
A polymer of adenylic acid attached to mRNA that stabilizes the molecule before transport from the nucleus into the cytoplasm.


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