structural gene


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structural gene

n.
A gene that encodes the amino acid sequence of a protein.

cis•tron

(ˈsɪs trɒn)

n.
a segment of DNA that codes for the formation of a specific protein; a structural gene.
[1955–60; cis- + tr (ans)- + -on1]
cis•tron′ic, adj.
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Noun1.structural gene - a gene that controls the production of a specific protein or peptide
cistron, gene, factor - (genetics) a segment of DNA that is involved in producing a polypeptide chain; it can include regions preceding and following the coding DNA as well as introns between the exons; it is considered a unit of heredity; "genes were formerly called factors"
Translations
gène de structure
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The structural gene (GhANS) involved in the synthesis of Anthocyanidin showed higher transcript level at 20 DPA as compared to 10 DPA in brown cotton fibers.
Researchers confirmed these results: by amplifying the nisin structural gene using PCR; by finding a lack of activity against a nisin-producing strain; and by seeing a total loss of activity after the reaction of purified bacteriocins with glutathione.
Insulin-like growth factor binding protein-3 (IGFBP-3) gene is a structural gene responsible for the multiple influences of IGFs system.
These results were confirmed by amplifying the nisin structural gene using PCR; by a lack of activity against a nisin-producing strain; and by a total loss of activity after the reaction of purified bacteriocins with glutathione.
Localization of the human *-globin structural gene to chromosome 16 in somatic cell hybrids by molecular hybridization assay.
two identical copies of a structural gene sequence, one in the sense orientation and the other in the antisense orientation, each under the control of a separate promoter operable in animal cells
A reverse transcriptase (RT)-PCR technique for CHIKV using nested primer pairs amplifying specific components of three structural gene regions, capsid (C), envelope E-2 and part of envelope E1 is described in the literature (4).
We have focused on the structural gene for SOD in P.
The experiment co-targeted the viral p24 structural gene and CCR5, the major HIV-1 co-receptor in macrophages, cells that are known to be reservoirs of HIV infection and that are stubbornly resistant to current antiviral therapies.
Drueckhammer, Identification of yacE (coaE) as the structural gene for dephosphocoenzyme A kinase in Escherichia coil K-12, J.
The investigators confirmed these results by using PCR to amplify the nisin structural gene.
Localization of the human [alpha]-globin structural gene to chromosome 16 in somatic cell hybrids by molecular hybridization assay.

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