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Definition of the noun acceptor RNA
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- 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)
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by Pei-Show Juo
Acceptor RNA Outdated term for transfer RNA (tRNA). Acceptor Site See A-site. Acceptor-Splicing Site The segment ...
by Günter Kahl
Amino acid acceptor RNA in amino acid metabolism (e.g. homocysteine, homoserine, citrulline and ornithine), neurotransmitters (e.g. g-aminobutyric acid, GABA), and some as constituents of bacterial cell walls some as (e.g. especially ...
by Rosalinda T. Lagua, Virginia S. Claudio
Also called “soluble RNA” or “acceptor RNA.” It occurs free in the cytoplasmic fluid and transfers the activated amino acid to a specific site on the ribosomal RNA template, resulting in an alignment of amino acids in a particular sequence to ...
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