intercalator

(in-TUR-kuh-LAY-ter)

In biochemistry, a type of molecule that binds to DNA and inserts itself into the DNA structure. Some intercalators are used as treatments for cancer.

Pronunciation of dictionary term "intercalator"

Pronunciation of dictionary term "intercalador"

En bioquímica, es un tipo de molécula que se une al ADN y se inserta en la estructura del ADN. Algunos intercaladores se usan para tratar el cáncer.