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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Chest computed tomography findings relative to patients testing positive for anti-aminoacyl- transfer ribonucleic acid synthetase antibodies and with concurrent non-specific interstitial lung disease.
When a cell is re-engineered, the re-programmed DNA in the cell encodes a message that is conveyed by messenger ribonucleic acid (mRNA) molecules to the cell's production factories, the ribosomes.
Studies on the ribonucleic acid (RNA) of the virus from Barka, Sohar, Madha and Dibba showed them belonging to Group Number 4 of the virus, which is considered one of the most deadly strains of the virus found worldwide.
RXi develops medical treatments based on RNA, or ribonucleic acid, which aim to silence the activity of specific genes in the body linked to illness.
But in some, stem cells and cancer cells for example, telomeres are replenished through the action of telomerase, an enzyme that has both protein and ribonucleic acid, or RNA, components.
As every life form is constituted from genetically encoded information and it is directed forward from Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) to Ribonucleic Acid (RNA), and results into protein i.e.
Amadeo Parissenti, the tool helps to determine whether chemotherapy is working in patients with cancer by measuring the level of deterioration of ribonucleic acid (RNA) that occurs from chemotherapy drugs.
Exiqon expects continued high organic growth in sales of research products based on micro ribonucleic acid (miRNA).
Initially, the company will receive up to $80 million to continue work into RNA (ribonucleic acid)-based therapies that could combat hemorrhagic fever viruses, specifically two with nasty reputations, namely, Ebola and Marburg.
The University of Adelaide team converted the mammoth blood DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) into RNA (ribonucleic acid) and then inserted it into E.
The ACEMBL system can produce complexes with a variety of components such as proteins and ribonucleic acid (RNA), for example".
They contain ribonucleic acid (RNA) molecules which travel directly from the tumour and can be used to work out which genes are turned on and off in an individual's cancer.
This article describes the characterization of 4 double-stranded ribonucleic acid segments, S1, S2, S3, and S4, of a newly identified pathogenic reovirus from parrots.
Niu of the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research, New York, found that the presence of ribonucleic acid is critical for the formation of specialized tissues.
Sabinsa's process extracts green coconut water, a liquid endosperm of maturing coconut, at optimal maturity when high levels of RNA (ribonucleic acid), critical for amino acid transport and respiratory metabolism of living cells, are present.