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Definition of Transfer RNA (tRNA)

Transfer RNA (tRNA): A class of RNA that has triplet nucleotide sequence complementary to the triplet nucleotide coding sequences of messenger RNA (mRNA). The role of tRNAs is to bond with amino acids and transfer them to the ribosomes, where proteins are assembled according to the genetic code carried by mRNA

Reviewed on 12/27/2018

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