Intron

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  • the DNA sequence in a eukaryotic gene that is not translated into a protein.
    Source: Anthromorphemics
  • nucleotide sequences in nuclear RNA that are eliminated during the formation of mRNA; also called intervening sequences
    Source: Jenkins, John B. 1990. Human Genetics, 2nd Edition. New York: Harper & Row
  • A noncoding DNA sequence within a gene that is initially transcribed into messenger RNA but is later snipped out.




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