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Main Entry: RNA
Pronunciation: secondarystressär-secondarystressen-primarystressamacr
Function: noun
: any of various nucleic acids that are typically found in the cytoplasm of cells, are usually composed of a single chain of nucleotides, differ from DNA in containing ribose as the five-carbon sugar instead of deoxyribose, and that function mostly in protein synthesis -- called also ribonucleic acid -- compare MESSENGER RNA, RIBOSOMAL RNA, TRANSFER RNA


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