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Peptide Nucleic Acids MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Peptide Nucleic Acids
Tree Number(s)
D13.695.578.424.550
Unique ID
D020135
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020135
Scope Note
DNA analogs containing neutral amide backbone linkages composed of aminoethyl glycine units instead of the usual phosphodiester linkage of deoxyribose groups. Peptide nucleic acids have high biological stability and higher affinity for complementary DNA or RNA sequences than analogous DNA oligomers.
Entry Term(s)
Peptide Nucleic Acid
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Nucleic Acids (1981-1998)
Peptides (1993-1998)
Public MeSH Note
99
History Note
99
Date Established
1999/01/01
Date of Entry
1998/06/10
Revision Date
2020/05/27
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