Agent Name

Ribonucleic acid

Alternative Name

RNA

CAS Number

63231-63-0

Formula

Unspecified

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

Pentosenucleic acids; RNA; Ribonucleic acids; Nucleic acids, ribo-; [ChemIDplus] Yeast nucleic acid; [Merck Index] Ribonucleic acid, from torula yeast; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Category

Nucleic Acids and Derivatives

Description

Beige crystalline solid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Polynucleotide involved in protein synthesis found in the nucleus and cytoplasm of cells; [Merck Index]

Comments

May cause irritation; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

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