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RNA molecules present in the cell (in at least 20 varieties, each variety capable of combining with a specific amino acid) that attach the correct amino acid to the protein chain that is being synthesized at the ribosome of the cell (according to directio acceptor RNA , soluble RNA , transfer RNA , tRNA
group of minerals with similar crystal structures containing a silicate chain and combinations of chiefly sodium and calcium and magnesium and iron and aluminum amphibole group
chain that attaches an anchor to a vessel anchor chain
chain of clothing stores apparel chain
chain of small islands in French Polynesia Austral Islands , Tubuai Islands
heavy iron ball attached to a prisoner by a chain ball and chain
chain of more than 200 islands about 400 miles long in the western central Pacific Ocean Belau , Palau , Palau Islands , Pelew
closed chain of 6 carbon atoms with hydrogen atoms attached benzene formula , benzene nucleus , benzene ring , Kekule formula
chain that transmits the power from the pedals to the rear wheel of a bicycle bicycle chain
clip worn around a cyclist's ankles that keeps trousers from becoming caught in the bicycle chain bicycle clip , trouser clip
scavenger that feeds low on the food chain bottom-feeder
open chain of atoms with one or more side chains attached to it branched chain
medieval coat of chain mail consisting of metal rings sewn onto leather or cloth brigandine
long (usually sleeveless) tunic of chain mail formerly worn as defensive armor byrnie , hauberk
chain of connected ideas or passages or objects so arranged that each member is closely related to the preceding and following members (especially a series of patristic comments elucidating Christian dogma) catena
chain or connected series catena
chain together catenate , concatenate
series or chain, connect or link in catenate , concatenate
container for burning incense (especially one that is swung on a chain in a religious ritual) censer , thurible
Swiss hotelier who created a chain of elegant hotels (1850-1918) Cesar Ritz , Ritz
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