Class: RNA

•owl:Thing
        •bfo:Entity
                •snap:Continuant
                        •snap:IndependentContinuant
                                •snap:Object
                                        •Molecule
                                                •Nucleic_Acid
                                                        •RNA

Super Classes

Nucleic_Acid

Annotations

birn_annot:curationStatusuncurated
definitionA polynucleotide consisting essentially of chains with a repeating backbone of phosphate and ribose units to which nitrogenous bases are attached. RNA is unique among biological macromolecules in that it can encode genetic information, serve as an abundant structural component of cells, and also possesses catalytic activity. (Rieger et al., Glossary of Genetics: Classical and Molecular, 5th ed) (MSH)
sao_IDsao1843715402
umls_IDC0035668

Usage

Class Description/Definition (Necessary Conditions)

MRNA, Ribosomal_RNA
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