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polyadenylate

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EtymologyEdit

polyadenylic +‎ -ate

NounEdit

polyadenylate (plural polyadenylates)

  1. (chemistry) Any salt or ester of polyadenylic acid

VerbEdit

polyadenylate (third-person singular simple present polyadenylates, present participle polyadenylating, simple past and past participle polyadenylated)

  1. To form the polyadenylate salt or ester of something (especially of a nucleic acid)