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Exploring Life's Origins: What is RNA?

All modern life on Earth uses three different types of biological molecules that each serve critical functions in the cell. Proteins are the workhorse of the cell and carry out diverse catalytic and structural roles, while the nucleic acids, DNA and RNA, carry the genetic information that can be inherited from one generation to the next.

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Date Of Record Release 2009-09-02 17:43:01
Description All modern life on Earth uses three different types of biological molecules that each serve critical functions in the cell. Proteins are the workhorse of the cell and carry out diverse catalytic and structural roles, while the nucleic acids, DNA and RNA, carry the genetic information that can be inherited from one generation to the next.
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Keyword DNA, RNA, Research
Date Of Record Creation 2009-09-02 17:40:16
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Date Last Modified 2009-10-12 15:49:42
Language English
Date Record Checked: 2009-09-02 00:00:00 (W3C-DTF)

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