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Nucleotide

In a nucleic acid chain, a subunit that consists of a sugar, a phosphate, and a nitrogenous

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RNA

Ribonucleic acid, a molecule that is present in all living cells and that plays a role in protein production.

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Ribosome

A cell organelle composed of RNA and protein

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Mutation

A change in the nucleotide base sequence of a gene or DNA

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DNA

Deoxyribonucleic acid, a molecule that is present in all living cells and that contains the information that determines the traits that a living inherits and needs to live