Nucleic Acid

Science / Genetics / Nucleic Acid: A large molecule composed of nucleotide subunits.

Ribonucleic Acid (RNA)

Science / Biology / Ribonucleic Acid (RNA): Nucleic acid containing ribose sugar and the base Uracil; RNA functions in protein synthesis. The single starnded molecule transcribed from one strand of the DNA. There are three types of RNA, each is MORE

Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA)

Science / Biology / Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA): A nucleic acid composed of two polynucleotide strands wound around a central axis to form a double helix; the repository of genetic information. Nucleic acid that functions as the physical carrier of MORE

Abscisic Acid

Science / Biology / Abscisic Acid: A plant hormone that promotes dormancy in perennial plants and causes rapid closure of leaf stomata when a leaf begins to wilt. MORE

Hydrolyzed Ascorbic Acid

Health / Vitamins / Hydrolyzed Ascorbic Acid: Substance deeply absorbed into skin cells stimulating collagen synthesis, it works as a powerful antioxidant, used in revitalizing skin care products. MORE

Lactic Acid

Health / Fitness / Lactic Acid: A substance caused by anaerobic training of the muscles, a build up prevents continuation of exercise, and a good example is 400 metre runners. Watch how they slow down during the last 100 metres of t MORE

Linolenic Acid

Health / Vitamins / Linolenic Acid: An essential fatty acid. MORE

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