missense
adjective Etymology: 1mis- + -sense (as in nonsense) Date: 1961 relating to or being a genetic mutation involving alteration of one or more codons so that different amino acids are determined — compare antisense, nonsense

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  • missense — As used in genetics, a mutation that causes a sequence such that there is a substitution of one amino acid residue for another. m. suppression a mutation in tRNA that allows for incorporation of an amino acid …   Medical dictionary

  • missense — mis·sense (mĭsʹsĕns ) adj. Of or relating to a mutation that changes a codon for one amino acid into a codon for a different amino acid.   [mis 1 + nonsense.] * * * …   Universalium

  • missense — noun A damaged DNA sequence that is meaningful but has an incorrect meaning, with the result that its products do not do what they are supposed to do …   Wiktionary

  • missense — mis·sense …   English syllables

  • missense — ˈmisˌsen(t)s adjective Etymology: mis (I) + sense (as in nonsense) : relating to or being a genetic mutation involving alteration of one or more codons so that different amino acids are determined compare antisense herein nonsense …   Useful english dictionary

  • Missense mRNA — molecules have one or more mutated codons that yield polypeptides with an amino acid sequence different from the wild type or naturally occurring polypeptide. Missense mRNA molecules are created when template DNA strands or the mRNA strands… …   Wikipedia

  • missense codon — missense codon. См. миссенс кодон. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • missense mutation — missense mutation. См. миссенс мутация. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • missense suppression — missense suppression. См. миссенс супрессия. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • missense mutation — [mis′sens΄] n. Genetics a type of mutation to a specific protein, that results from the substitution, during translation, of one amino acid for another * * * …   Universalium

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