Science / Genetics / Transfer RNA (TRNA): A class of rna having structures with triplet nucleotide sequences that are complementary to the triplet nucleotide coding sequences of mrna. The role of trnas in protein synthesis is to bond with amino acids and transfer them to the ribosomes, where proteins are assembled according to the genetic code carried by mrna.
Transfer Verb Synonyms: move, transport, convey, remove, carry, take, deliver, bring, transmit, cart, haul, shift, hand (on or over), turn over, give, pass (on or along or over)
Science / Biology / Messenger Rna (MRNA): Blueprint for protein synthesis that is transcribed from one strand of the DNA (gene) and which is translated at the ribosome into a polypeptide sequence. MORE
Science / Tides and Currents / Mean Diurnal Tide Level (MDTL): A tidal datum. The arithmetic mean of mean higher high water and mean lower low water. MORE
Business / Finance / London International Financial Futures Exchange (LIFFE): A London exchange where Eurodollar futures as well as futures-style options are traded. MORE