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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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RNA HR Consulting[TM] administers a variety of validated assessments that can identify many important workplace attitudes, aptitudes and behaviors such as honesty, sales practices, customer service experience, employability, etc.
Life as we know it today generally requires genetic material -- DNA, which is first transcribed into RNA. These two molecules carry information for the production of proteins, which are in turn required for most functional aspects of life, including the production of new genetic material.
Oddly enough, scientists recently demonstrated the difficulty of preserving RNA quality while trying to preserve the heterogeneity of tomato and plum tissue.
Our DNA holds information that tells the RNA how to create proteins that help our body function, like replacing tissue and building muscle.
RNase-free recombinant DNase I was purchased from Roche Diagnostics (Indianapolis, IN), and Hybrid-R was obtained from GeneAll Corporation (Seoul, Korea) for RNA purification.
The ability to target RNA with small molecules opens up the potential to access the biological and potentially disease-relevant activity of more than 200,000 RNA transcripts, representing a vast number of potential therapeutic targets.
On a macrostructural level, a more significant difference between DNA and RNA is that RNA is generally a single-stranded macromolecule, while DNA is double-stranded.
Not only could this be faster than creating new GM crops, but the gene-silencing effects of RNA interference last only a few days or weeks.
The quality of purified RNA from tissues and cells is variable.
of Kentucky) compile 29 chapters on RNA nanotechnology and therapeutics.
According to the "RNA-world" hypothesis, RNA appeared on Earth first, serving as both the genetic-storage material and the functional molecules for catalyzing chemical reactions, then DNA and proteins evolved much later.
RNA isolation is the initial step involved in the study of gene expression and also in the utilization of genes for genetic improvement.
Santa Clara, Calif.-based Agilent Technologies, Inc., (A) has introduced SureSelect RNA Capture Kits, a commercial RNA target enrichment system enabling geneticists to focus on specific genomic loci or transcripts of research interest.
RNA molecules aren't always faithful reproductions of the genetic instructions contained within DNA, a new study shows.