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RNA:

see nucleic acidnucleic acid,
any of a group of organic substances found in the chromosomes of living cells and viruses that play a central role in the storage and replication of hereditary information and in the expression of this information through protein synthesis.
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RNA

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RNA

Biochem ribonucleic acid; any of a group of nucleic acids, present in all living cells, that play an essential role in the synthesis of proteins. On hydrolysis they yield the pentose sugar ribose, the purine bases adenine and guanine, the pyrimidine bases cytosine and uracil, and phosphoric acid
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Alternative processing of the U2 small nuclear RNA produces a 19-22nt fragment with relevance for the detection of non-small cell lung cancer in human serum.
The spliceosome, a complex which contains small nuclear RNA (snRNA) and small nuclear ribonucleoprotiens (snRNPs), is where the splicing of pre-messenger RNA (pre-mRNA) molecules occurs.
Abundant expression of EBER1 small nuclear RNA in nasopharyngeal carcinoma.

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