Definition of oligonucleotide
: a short nucleic-acid chain usually consisting of up to approximately 20 nucleotides
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Upon receipt, the sequence is run through biosafety and biosecurity checks, and ultimately constructed through the enzymatic assembly of shorter oligonucleotide chains.
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Medical Definition of oligonucleotide
: a relatively short single-stranded nucleic-acid chain (as an oligodeoxynucleotide or oligoribonucleotide) usually consisting of up to approximately 20 nucleotides
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