Origin of RNA
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These drugs interfere with the double helix zip-unzip-zip-again process of RNA and DNA replication.
Here, the blockage of RNA prevents extra amyloid from being produced by targeting its precursor protein and making less of it.
Its molecules bind to messenger RNA, allowing certain genes to be “turned off.”
Thus, the spinning glands of silkworms are extraordinarily rich in RNA.
Where protein synthesis is intense, the content in RNA is high.
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One of a group of molecules similar in structure to a single strand of DNA. The function of RNA is to carry the information from DNA in the cell's nucleus into the body of the cell, to use the genetic code to assemble proteins, and to comprise part of the ribosomes that serve as the platform on which protein synthesis takes place.