Acceptor rna

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Transfer RNA, tRNA, acceptor RNA, soluble RNA

Definition

  • RNA molecules present in the cell (in at least 20 varieties, each variety capable of combining with a specific amino acid) that attach the correct amino acid to the protein chain that is being synthesized at the ribosome of the cell (according to directions coded in the mRNA)

Synonyms

  • transfer RNA
  • tRNA
  • acceptor RNA
  • soluble RNA

Hypernyms

  • ribonucleic acid, RNA: (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; it transmits genetic information from DNA to the cytoplasm and controls certain chemical processes in the cell; "ribonucleic acid is the genetic material of some viruses"

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