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