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ribonucleic

adj.

1931, from ribo-, comb. form of ribose, the sugar component, + nucleic acid.

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  • There is a conversion of desoxyribonucleic acid to ribonucleic acid.

    On Handling the Data M. I. Mayfield
  • There is a conversion of ribonucleic acid to desoxyribonucleic acid.

    On Handling the Data M. I. Mayfield

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