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Substance Name: Poly T
RN: 25086-81-1


  • A group of thymine nucleotides in which the phosphate residues of each thymine nucleotide act as bridges in forming diester linkages between the deoxyribose moieties.

Classification Code

  • Mutation Data

Molecular Formula

  • (C10-H14-N5-O6-P)mult-

Molecular Weight

  • 322.208
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Poly T

MeSH Heading

  • Poly T


  • Poly(dT)
  • Poly(T)
  • Polydeoxyribothymidylic acid
  • Polydeoxythymidylic acid
  • Polythymidine
  • Polythymidylic acid
  • Thymidylic acid polymer

Systematic Names

  • 5'-Thymidylic acid, homopolymer
  • 5'-Thymidylic acid, polymers (8CI)

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 25086-81-1

System Generated Number

  • 0025086811

Molecular Formulas

Molecular Formula

  • (C10-H14-N5-O6-P)mult-

Molecular Formula Fragments

  • C10-H14-N5-O6-P

Structure Descriptors