polyadenylate

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noun

poly·​ad·​e·​nyl·​ate
ˌpäl-ē-ˌad-ᵊn-ˈil-ˌāt, -ə-ˈden-ə-ˌlāt

polyadenylate

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transitive verb

polyadenylated; polyadenylating
: to add one or more segments of poly(A) to
some mechanism must exist in the cytoplasm for polyadenylating messenger RNABenjamin Lewin
polyadenylation noun

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“Polyadenylate.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/polyadenylate. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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