See cistron.

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  • cistronic — adjective see cistron …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cistronic — cis·tron·ic …   English syllables

  • cistronic — adjective see cistron …   Useful english dictionary

  • cistron — cistronic, adj. /sis tron/, n. Genetics. a segment of DNA that encodes for the formation of a specific polypeptide chain; a structural gene. [1955 60; CIS + TR(ANS) + ON1] * * * …   Universalium

  • cistron — noun Etymology: cis + trans + 2 on Date: 1957 a segment of DNA that is equivalent to a gene and that specifies a single functional unit (as a protein or enzyme) • cistronic adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Dicistroviridae — Dicistroviruses Virus classification Group: Group IV ((+)ssRNA) Order: Picornavirales Family: Dicistroviridae …   Wikipedia

  • bicistronic — adjective Having or involving two cistrons, loci responsible for generating a protein bicistronic transcription See Also: cistronic, monocistronic, multicistronic, polycistronic …   Wiktionary

  • Cistron — A cistron is a gene.[1] The term cistron is used to emphasize that genes exhibit a specific behavior in a cis trans test; distinct positions (or loci) within a genome are cistronic (i.e., within the same gene) when mutations at the loci exhibit… …   Wikipedia

  • poly — poly·acrylate; poly·acrylic; poly·acrylonitrile; poly·act; poly·actinal; poly·adel·phia; poly·adel·phous; poly·allel; poly·alphabetic; poly·amide; poly·amine; poly·an·dria; poly·an·dric; poly·an·drist; poly·an·dri·um; poly·an·drous; poly·an·dry;… …   English syllables

  • polycistronic — poly·cistronic …   English syllables

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