"RNA, Ribosomal" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
The most abundant form of RNA. Together with proteins, it forms the ribosomes, playing a structural role and also a role in ribosomal binding of mRNA and tRNAs. Individual chains are conventionally designated by their sedimentation coefficients. In eukaryotes, four large chains exist, synthesized in the nucleolus and constituting about 50% of the ribosome. (Dorland, 28th ed)
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "RNA, Ribosomal".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "RNA, Ribosomal".
- RNA, Ribosomal
- RNA, Ribosomal, 16S
- RNA, Ribosomal, 18S
- RNA, Ribosomal, 23S
- RNA, Ribosomal, 28S
- RNA, Ribosomal, 5.8S
- RNA, Ribosomal, 5S
- RNA, Ribosomal, Self-Splicing
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