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Ribose acid, for short (3 letter answer)

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The answer RNA is seen frequently, appearing about once every 50 puzzles.

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RNA as a noun:

1. (ribonucleic acid, RNA) = (biochemistry) a long linear polymer of nucleotides found in the nucleus but mainly in the cytoplasm of a cell where it is associated with microsomes; it transmits genetic information from DNA to the cytoplasm and controls certain chemical processes in the cell; "ribonucleic acid is the genetic material of some viruses"