sense strandmedical dictionary

<molecular biology> The strand of DNA which is used during transcription to make mRNA. The mRNA made thus has the sequence of the antisense strand of DNA, and it codes for a sense strand of polypeptide (which eventually becomes a protein or part of a protein) during translation.

(09 Oct 1997)

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