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Noun: soluble RNA
  1. 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)
    - transfer RNA, tRNA, acceptor RNA

Type of: ribonucleic acid, RNA

Encyclopedia: Soluble RNA