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noun (plural kilobases)
  1. a length of Wikipedia:DNA, double-stranded DNA containing two thousand Wikipedia:Nucleotide, nucleotides, one thousand on each strand
  2. a length of Wikipedia:RNA, single-stranded RNA containing one thousand Wikipedia:Nucleotide, nucleotides
Etymology: formed through affixing the prefix kilo- (one thousand) to the noun base (colloquial for a nucleotide in DNA or RNA)


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