a segment of RNA that can act as a catalyst.
an RNA molecule capable of catalysing a chemical reaction, usually the cleavage of another RNA molecule
ribozyme ri·bo·zyme (rī’bə-zīm’)
A strand of RNA that attaches to specific sites on other RNA strands and lyses the strands.
noun 1. a cut of beef taken from the small end of the ribs and containing a large rib eye and two or more ribs.
noun 1. one of a series of curved bones that are articulated with the vertebrae and occur in pairs, 12 in humans, on each side of the vertebrate body, certain pairs being connected with the sternum and forming the thoracic wall. 2. a cut of meat, as beef, containing a rib. 3. ribs, spareribs (def […]
- Rib site
networking (By analogy with backbone site) A host with an on-demand high-speed link to a backbone site that serves as a regional distribution point for lots of third-party traffic in electronic mail and Usenet news. Compare leaf site. [Jargon File] (1994-11-30)
noun 1. club steak. noun See rib-eye steak