polyinosinic acid

noun

poly·​ino·​sin·​ic acid ˌpäl-ē-ˌin-ə-ˌsin-ik- How to pronounce polyinosinic acid (audio) -ˌī-nə- How to pronounce polyinosinic acid (audio)
: RNA or a segment of RNA that is composed of a polynucleotide chain consisting entirely of inosinic acid residues see poly i entry c

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“Polyinosinic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/polyinosinic%20acid. Accessed 8 Feb. 2023.

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