homopolymer tail

homopolymer tail

[‚hō·mə¦päl·i·mər ′tāl]
(cell and molecular biology)
A segment that contains only one sort of nucleotide at the 3′ end of a deoxyribonucleic acid or ribonucleic acid molecule.
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