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1. RNA (ribonucleic acid)
A chemical found in the nucleus and cytoplasm of cells; it plays an important role in protein synthesis and other chemical activities of the cell. The structure of RNA is similar to that of DNA . There are several classes of RNA molecules, including messenger RNA , transfer RNA , ribosomal RNA , and other small RNAs, each serving a different purpose.

2. RNA life
A hypothetical life form lacking DNA and protein which may have existed on early earth and in which RNA served both a genetic coding and a catalytic function.

3. RNA polymerase
During transcription , an enzyme that attaches to the promoter region of the DNA template, joins nucleotides to form the synthesized strand of RNA and detaches from the template when it reaches the terminator region.

4. RNA processing
The conversion of a precursor RNA into its mature form.

5. RNA transcript
Term applied to RNA transcribed in the nucleus .

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