ribonucleic acid

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Synonyms for 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

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They were recognized for their 1998 discovery of the process by which ribonucleic acid interference (RNAi) silences genetic expression.
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Tests have shown a significant increase in the synthesis activity of ribonucleic acid, a function of the liver, leading researchers to conclude that the bone marrow cells were transforming into liver cells, they said.
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The Authorities currently have the ability to detect Hepatitis C (HCV) ribonucleic acid (RNA), Human Immunodeficiency virus (HIV) RNA and Hepatitis B (HBV) deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) in donations from blood, tissue and stem cell donors.
According to the study, the levels of microRNAs - short lengths of ribonucleic acid that appear to regulate protein production - go up or down in the songbird brain after it hear a new song.
Known as microRNA because they consist of short strands of ribonucleic acid (RNA), these molecules can team with a known cancer-causing protein to accelerate the growth of cancer, one research group reports.
A group of Japanese scientists has discovered the three-dimensional structure formed when a specific protein combines with ribonucleic acid (RNA), according to a report released Thursday by a British weekly science magazine.
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Contract awarded for Supply and Delivery of Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA) / Ribonucleic Acid (RNA) Sequencing Reagents and Related Consumables to SCELSE for a Period of Fifteen (15) Months