nucleic acids

https://doi.org/10.1351/goldbook.N04245
Macromolecules, the major organic matter of the nuclei of biological cells, made up of @N04255@ units, and hydrolysable into certain @P04958@ or @P04953@ (usually adenine, cytosine, guanine, thymine, uracil), d-ribose or 2-deoxy-d-ribose and phosphoric acid.
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See:
deoxyribonucleic acids
,
ribonucleic acids
Source:
PAC, 1995, 67, 1307. (Glossary of class names of organic compounds and reactivity intermediates based on structure (IUPAC Recommendations 1995)) on page 1352 [Terms] [Paper]