transfer RNA
noun Date: 1961 a relatively small RNA that transfers a particular amino acid to a growing polypeptide chain at the ribosomal site of protein synthesis during translation — called also tRNA — compare messenger RNA

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  • transfer RNA — n a relatively small RNA that transfers a particular amino acid to a growing polypeptide chain at the ribosomal site of protein synthesis during translation called also adapter RNA, soluble RNA, tRNA compare MESSENGER RNA …   Medical dictionary

  • transfer RNA — n. any of various small, looped forms of RNA that combine temporarily with messenger RNA to bring an amino acid to the proper location during the building of a polypeptide chain …   English World dictionary

  • Transfer-RNA — Transfer RNA, tRNA, niedermolekulare, nicht an Proteine gebundene Form der ⇒ Ribonucleinsäure im Cytoplasma; überträgt Aminosäuren bei der Proteinsynthese. Der Anteil der tRNA an der Gesamt RNA der Zelle liegt bei 10–15%, die… …   Deutsch wörterbuch der biologie

  • transfer RNA — transfer RNA. См. растворимая РНК. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Transfer RNA — The interaction of tRNA and mRNA in protein synthesis tRNA Identifiers Symbol tRNA …   Wikipedia

  • Transfer RNA — tRNA ist die Kurzform für transfer RNA. Transfer RNAs sind kurze Ribonukleinsäuren (RNA). Die Länge reifer tRNAs liegt in der Regel zwischen 73 und 95 Nukleotiden. Sie vermitteln bei der Translation die richtige Aminosäure zum entsprechenden… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Transfer-RNA — Trans|fer RNA: Abk. für ↑ Transfer Ribonukleinsäure. * * * Transfer RNA,   tRNA, eine Ribonukleinsäure (Nukleinsäuren) …   Universal-Lexikon

  • transfer RNA — transportinė RNR statusas T sritis augalininkystė apibrėžtis Ribonukleorūgštis, kovalentiniais ryšiais susijungianti su aminorūgštimi ir pernešanti ją į baltymo sintezės vietą. atitikmenys: angl. transfer RNA rus. транспортная РНК ryšiai:… …   Žemės ūkio augalų selekcijos ir sėklininkystės terminų žodynas

  • transfer RNA — noun 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… …   Useful english dictionary

  • transfer RNA — n. gen any of a class of small, cloverleaf forms of RNA that transfer unattached amino acids in the cell cytoplasm to the ribosomes for protein synthesis Abbr.: tRNA Etymology: 1960–65 …   From formal English to slang

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