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- RNA, like DNA, is a nucleic acid.
- RNA differs from DNA in several ways.
- There are three main types of RNA: messenger RNA (mRNA), ribosomal RNA (rRNA), and transfer RNA (tRNA) Each type plays a different in role in making proteins.
- More on the roles of the RNAs will be discussed in additional concepts.
- The three types of RNAs are: mRNA, rRNA, and tRNA.
- mRNA copies the genetic instructions from the nucleus to the cytoplasm.
- Transfer RNA brings amino acids to ribosomes, where they are joined together to form proteins.