complementary base sequence

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A sequence of polynucleotides related by the base-pairing rules. For example, in DNA a sequence A-G-T in one strand is complementary to T-C-A in the other strand. A given sequence defines the complementary sequence. See deoxyribonucleic acid.

Subjects: Genetics and Genomics — Chemistry.

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