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Ribonucleic acid   /rˌaɪboʊnuklˈeɪɪk ˈæsəd/   Listen
Ribonucleic acid

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

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