Definitions for "Ribosomal RNA"
Keywords:  rrna, rna, prokaryotes, synthesis, trna
Any one of a number of specific RNA molecules that form part of the structure of a ribosome and participate in the synthesis of proteins. Often distinguished by their sedimentation coefficient, such as 28S rRNA or 5S rRNA.
An integral structural component of the large and small ribosomal subunits. The rRNA associated with the large subunit has been shown to be a ribozyme with peptidyl transferase activity.
RNA in globular form, a major component of ribosomes. Its role is protein synthesis.