Associations to the word «Rna»


RNA, noun. (biochemistry) ribonucleic acid
RNA SPLICING, noun. (genetics) A process in which the exons of a primary gene transcript, the pre-mRNA, are separated and reconnected so as to produce alternative ribonucleotide arrangements in the final mRNA
RNA VIRUS, noun. Any of many viruses that possess ribonucleic acid as their genetic material and do not replicate using DNA
RNA VIRUSES, noun. Plural of RNA virus
RNA WORLD, noun. (biology) A hypothetical precursor to life on Earth in which RNA acted both as an information-storage molecule and as a catalyst
RNA WORLDS, noun. Plural of RNA world

Dictionary definition

RNA, noun. (biochemistry) a long linear polymer of nucleotides found in the nucleus but mainly in the cytoplasm of a cell where it is associated with microsomes; it transmits genetic information from DNA to the cytoplasm and controls certain chemical processes in the cell; "ribonucleic acid is the genetic material of some viruses".

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