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(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

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This strategy has been successfully used with consensus 16S ribosomal RNA primers for determining bacterial diversity, both in environmental samples (5) and in natural human flora (6).
Removal of the terminal RNA primer on the lagging strand leaves a gap that ordinarily is filled in by extension of the next Okazaki fragment.
RNA Primers to Enhance Production of Normal White Blood Cells and Platelets
5) The polymerase chain reaction (PCR) involves replicating DNA in vitro in the same method as the cell replicates DNA in vivo using template DNA, RNA primers, nucleotide bases, and DNA polymerase.
To generate RNA primers, Mirko Beljanski used enzymes to digest long ribosomal RNA chains into small fragments and determined that some of these fragments specifically stimulated synthesis of the DNA from bone marrow cells.