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Mesh term RNA

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Nucleic Acids

Description

A polynucleotide consisting essentially of chains with a repeating backbone of phosphate and ribose units to which nitrogenous bases are attached. RNA is unique among biological macromolecules in that it can encode genetic information, serve as an abundant structural component of cells, and also possesses catalytic activity. (Rieger et al., Glossary of Genetics: Classical and Molecular, 5th ed)


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RNA Isoforms
RNA Precursors
RNA, Algal
RNA, Antisense
RNA, Archaeal
RNA, Bacterial
RNA, Complementary
RNA, Double-Stranded
RNA, Fungal
RNA, Helminth
RNA, Messenger
RNA, Neoplasm
RNA, Nuclear
RNA, Plant
RNA, Protozoan
RNA, Ribosomal
RNA, Satellite
RNA, Transfer
RNA, Untranslated
RNA, Viral


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