RNA polymerase- Definition, Types and Functions

RNA polymerase - Definition, Types and Functions

Figure: RNA polymerase. Image Source: Wikipedia. Image created with biorender.com. RNA polymerase definition Ribonucleic Acid (RNA) Polymerase (RNAP) enzyme is a multi-subunit enzyme that applies its activity in the catalyzation of the transcription process of RNA synthesized from a DNA … Read more

7 Types of RNA with Structure and Functions

Types of RNA with Structure and Functions

What is RNA? Its full form is Ribonucleic acid. This is a polymer of subunits joined by phosphodiester bonds. It is a single-stranded nucleic acid similar to DNA but having ribose sugar rather than deoxyribose sugar and uracil instead of … Read more

30 Differences between DNA and RNA (DNA vs RNA)

Differences between DNA and RNA

Differences between DNA and RNA (DNA vs RNA) Some of the differences are: S.N. Character DNA RNA 1.       Full form Deoxyribonucleic Acid  Ribonucleic Acid 2.       Location DNA is found in the nucleus, with a small amount of DNA … Read more

RNA Isolation Protocol

RNA Isolation Protocol

Total RNA isolation from Bacterial Cells Principle of RNA Isolation Total RNA is isolated and separated from DNA and protein after extraction with a solution called as Trizol. Trizol is an acidic solution containing guanidinium thiocyanate (GITC), phenol and chloroform. … Read more

RNA- Properties, Structure, Types and Functions

RNA- Properties, Structure, Types and Functions

RNA or ribonucleic acid is a polymer of nucleotides which is made up of a ribose sugar, a phosphate, and bases such as adenine, guanine, cytosine, and uracil. It is a polymeric molecule essential in various biological roles in coding, decoding, regulation, and expression of genes. Figure: (a) Ribonucleotides … Read more