CHEBI:16991 - deoxyribonucleic acid

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ChEBI Name deoxyribonucleic acid
ChEBI ID CHEBI:16991
Definition High molecular weight, linear polymers, composed of nucleotides containing deoxyribose and linked by phosphodiester bonds; DNA contain the genetic information of organisms.
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:4291, CHEBI:13302, CHEBI:21123, CHEBI:33698
Roles Classification
Biological Role(s): human metabolite
Any mammalian metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in humans (Homo sapiens).
mouse metabolite
Any mammalian metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in a mouse (Mus musculus).
Related Structures
deoxyribonucleic acid is a Structural Derivative of
nucleobase
Definition : That part of DNA or RNA that may be involved in pairing.
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