antisense strandmedical dictionary

<molecular biology> The strand of DNA which is not used during transcription to make mRNA (anticoding strand). The mRNA made during transcription thus has the same sequence as this strand, so that the eventual protein will be a sense version.

(13 Jan 1998)

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