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Meaning of MESSENGER RNA

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the template for protein synthesis; the form of RNA that carries information from DNA in the nucleus to the ribosome sites of protein synthesis in the cell
 
 Synonyms: informational RNA, mRNA, template RNA
 
 See Also: ribonucleic acid, RNA

 

 

Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: RNA that serves as a template for protein synthesis. See genetic code.
 
Glossary
 
 Definition: 
  1. The class of RNA molecules that copies the genetic information from DNA, in the nucleus, and carries it to ribosomes, in the cytoplasm, where it is translated into protein. (See RNA)
  2. a form of RNA that copies the DNA code in the nucleus and transports it to the ribosome.
 

 

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