Ribonucleic acid. A single stranded chain of nucleotides consisting of ribose and the nitrogenous bases guanine, uracil, adenine and cytosine. Three types of RNA. Messenger RNA (mRNA), Transfer RNA (tRNA) and Ribosomal RNA (rRNA).
Adapted from: Tronsmo, A.M., Collinge, D.B., Djurle, A., Munk, L., Yuen, J. and. Tronsmo, A. 2020 Plant pathology and plant diseases. CABI, Wallingford.
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