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.
deoxyribonucleic acids
ribonucleic acids
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]
See also:
PAC, 1992, 64, 143. (Glossary for chemists of terms used in biotechnology (IUPAC Recommendations 1992)) on page 161 [Terms] [Paper]
White Book, 2nd ed., p. 110 [Terms] [Book]