ribonucleic acid

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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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Results: Compared to the primary neuroblastoma tumours, micro ribonucleic acid 34-a was lower in metastatic neuroblastoma using quantitative reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (p<0.
Methoxychlor stimulates estrogen-responsive messenger ribonucleic acids in mouse uterus through a non-estrogen receptor (non-ER) [alpha] and non-ER[beta] mechanism.
Ribonucleic acid (RNA) was extracted from cell pellets and run through a reverse transcriptase-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) to synthesize eDNA and to amplify the eDNA for DNA sequence analysis.
The test measures the amount of the AIDS virus' genetic material called RNA, or ribonucleic acid, in the mother's blood.
Preliminary results from Phase II studies show that MK-639 initially reduces the viral ribonucleic acid in some patients by up to 99%," notes a spokesman.
1908), was able to show that tobacco mosaic virus contained, in addition to protein, a small quantity of ribonucleic acid (RNA).
RNA - Ribonucleic acid, companion substance to DNA in the chemistry of heredity.
Thousands of research studies are under way to better understand microRNA -- short for micro ribonucleic acid.
The presence of high pre-treatment interferon alpha receptors 1-messenger ribonucleic acid in peripheral blood mononuclear cells was significantly associated with sustained virological response (85.
Cambridge, Massachusetts-based ribonucleic acid interference therapeutics developer Dicerna Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
2) Bookmarks or columns of ribonucleic acid (RNA) (4 Unit)
The research, led by Dr Claude Libert from Ghent University in Belgium, focused on MicroRNA, tiny strains of ribonucleic acid which alongside DNA and proteins, make up the three major macromolecules that are essential for all known forms of life.
Blocking two tiny molecules of ribonucleic acid (RNA)--a chemical cousin of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA)--appears to suppress the abnormal growth of blood vessels that occurs in degenerative eye disorders.
The sale is part of Exiqon's strategy to consolidate the development of diagnostic products based on micro ribonucleic acid (miRNA) in Denmark in a bid to improve efficiency and free up human and financial resources.
The method they have discovered involves an important class of molecules produced by DNA called ribonucleic acid or RNA.