ribonucleic acids (RNA)

Naturally occurring polyribonucleotides.
See also: nucleic acids, nucleosides, nucleotides, ribonucleotides, messenger RNA, transfer RNA, ribosomal RNA
PAC, 1995, 67, 1307. 'Glossary of class names of organic compounds and reactivity intermediates based on structure (IUPAC Recommendations 1995)' on page 1364 (https://doi.org/10.1351/pac199567081307)
See also:
PAC, 1992, 64, 143. 'Glossary for chemists of terms used in biotechnology (IUPAC Recommendations 1992)' on page 165 (https://doi.org/10.1351/pac199264010143)
White Book, 2nd ed., p. 110 (https://iupac.qmul.ac.uk/bibliog/white.html)