HyperDic: messenger_rna

English > 1 sense of the expression messenger RNA:
NOUNsubstancemessenger RNA, mRNA, template RNA, informational RNAthe template for protein synthesis
English > messenger RNA: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningThe template for protein synthesis; the form of RNA that carries information from DNA in the nucleus to the ribosome sites of protein synthesis in the cell.
SynonymsmRNA, template RNA, informational RNA
Broaderribonucleic 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
SpanishARN mensajero, ARNm
CatalanARN missatger, ARNm

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