mRNA

noun
\ ˈem-ˈär-ˈen-ˈā How to pronounce mRNA (audio) \
plural mRNAs

Definition of mRNA

: messenger rna Microarrays that identify thousands of active genes at a time are now a standard tool for biologists. They detect the mRNAs produced by active genes.New Scientist

First Known Use of mRNA

1961, in the meaning defined above

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“MRNA.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mRNA. Accessed 24 Jul. 2021.

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mRNA

noun
\ ˈem-ˈär-ˈen-ˈā How to pronounce mRNA (audio) \

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