structural gene
noun Date: 1959 a gene that codes for the amino acid sequence of a protein (as an enzyme) or for a ribosomal RNA or transfer RNA

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  • structural gene — n a gene that codes for the amino acid sequence of a protein (as an enzyme) or for a ribosomal RNA or transfer RNA * * * 1. a gene that is transcribed into messenger RNA (mRNA) and thus encodes the amino acid sequence of a polypeptide chain. 2.… …   Medical dictionary

  • structural gene — n. any gene that determines the amino acid sequence of a polypeptide …   English World dictionary

  • structural gene — structural gene. См. структурный ген. (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.

  • structural gene — noun a gene that controls the production of a specific protein or peptide • Hypernyms: ↑gene, ↑cistron, ↑factor * * * noun : a gene that codes for the amino acid sequence of a protein (as an enzyme) or for a ribosomal RNA or transfer RNA * * *… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Structural gene — A structural gene is a gene that codes for any RNA or protein product other than a regulatory element (i.e. regulatory protein). It makes proteins in the cell …   Wikipedia

  • structural gene — struktūrinis genas statusas T sritis augalininkystė apibrėžtis Genas, turintis informaciją apie aminorūgščių seką baltymo molekulėje. atitikmenys: angl. structural gene rus. структурный ген …   Žemės ūkio augalų selekcijos ir sėklininkystės terminų žodynas

  • structural gene — A gene that codes for a product (eg. an enzyme, structural protein, tRNA), as opposed to a gene that serves a regulatory role …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • structural gene — A gene that encodes a polypeptide, with either enzymatic or structural functions, and that is required for the normal metabolism and growth of a cell or organism …   Glossary of Biotechnology

  • structural gene — Any gene that determines the structure of a polypeptide through the production of messenger RNA …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • structural gene — A gene that codes for the synthesis of a polypeptide or polynucleotide with a nonregulatory function …   Dictionary of microbiology

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