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Ribonucleic acid   /rˌaɪboʊnuklˈeɪɪk ˈæsəd/   Listen
Ribonucleic acid

noun
1.
(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.  Synonym: RNA.






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Words linked to "Ribonucleic acid" :   acceptor RNA, mRNA, guanine, soluble RNA, adenine, nRNA, cytosine, uracil, template RNA, polymer, nuclear RNA, g, messenger RNA, nucleic acid, transfer RNA, A, informational RNA, biochemistry, c, tRNA, u, ribose



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