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non-coding RNA

RNA which does not code for protein but has some enzymatic, structural or regulatory function. Although ribosomal RNA (RNA, ribosomal) and transfer RNA (RNA, transfer) are also untranslated RNAs, they are not included in this scope.
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  • non-protein-coding RNA
  • nontranslated RNA
  • ncRNA
  • untranslated RNA
  • non-peptide-coding RNA
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