- (mRNA): a form of RNA that copies the DNA code in the nucleus and transports it to the ribosome.
- the gene transcript that is translated into a polypeptide
Source: Jenkins, John B. 1990. Human Genetics, 2nd Edition. New York: Harper & Row
- The class of RNA molecules that copies the genetic information from DNA, in the nucleus, and carries it to ribosomes, in the cytoplasm, where it is translated into protein.