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RNA definition

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This page has 4 definitions of RNA with English translations in 4 languages. RNA is a noun. Examples of how to use RNA in a sentence are shown. Also define these 7 related words and terms: biochemistry, ribonucleic acid, genetics, リボ核酸, RNA, ácido ribonucleico, and ARN.

See also: -rna

English RNA definition

Noun

RNA (countable and uncountable, plural RNAs)

  1. (biochemistry) Initialism of ribonucleic acid.
    • 2006 June 20, Nicholas Wade, “DNA or RNA? Versatile Player Takes a Leading Role in Molecular Research”, in The New York Times[1], ISSN 0362-4331:
      Looked at from RNA’s point of view, DNA is just a passive archive of information, a dull hunk of a telephone directory; it is RNA that looks up the numbers, establishes the connections and determines how long each call will last.

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Japanese RNA definition

Etymology

From English RNA.

Pronunciation

  • (Tokyo) ールエヌエ [àárúénúéꜜè] (Nakadaka – [6])
  • IPA(key): [a̠ːɾɯ̟ᵝe̞nɯ̟ᵝe̞ː]

Noun

R(アール)N(エヌ)A(エー) (āru-enu-ē

  1. (genetics, biochemistry) Synonym of リボ核酸 (ribo-kakusan, ribonucleic acid); RNA
    • リボ核酸 definition
      ribonucleic acid

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Portuguese RNA definition

Noun

RNA m (plural RNAs)

  1. (biochemistry) RNA; ribonucleic acid
    Synonyms: ácido ribonucleico, ARN)
    • Ácido Ribonucleico definition
      ribonucleic acid, RNA
    • Arn definition
      rNA

Turkish RNA definition

Noun

RNA

  1. "Ribonükleik asit", ribonucleic acid.