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1. Dideoxynucleotide (didN)
A deoxynucleotide that lacks a 3' hydroxyl group, and is thus unable to form a 3'- 5' phosphodiester bond necessary for chain elongation. Dideoxynucleotides are used in DNA sequencing and the treatment of viral diseases.