ribosomal DNA


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ribosomal DNA (rDNA),

species of DNA present in ribosomes, where it participates in protein synthesis, rather than in the nucleus.

ribosomal DNA

n. Abbr. rDNA
Any of various regions of DNA in eukaryotes that are transcribed into precursors of ribosomal RNA.

ri·bo·so·mal DNA

(rībō-sōmăl)
Species of DNA present in ribosomes, where it participates in protein synthesis, rather than in nucleus.
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