Pertaining to or characteristic of a prokaryote. SYN: procaryotic.

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  • prokaryotic — 1957, from PROKARYOTE (Cf. prokaryote) + IC (Cf. ic) …   Etymology dictionary

  • prokaryotic — adjective see prokaryote …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • prokaryotic — See prokaryote. * * * …   Universalium

  • prokaryotic — adjective a) Of or having the characteristics of prokaryotes, especially bacteria. b) Of cells, lacking a nucleus. Syn: bacterial Ant: eukaryotic See Also …   Wiktionary

  • prokaryotic — adj. of or pertaining to prokaryotes …   English contemporary dictionary

  • prokaryotic — pro·kary·otic …   English syllables

  • prokaryotic — adjective having cells that lack membrane bound nuclei • Syn: ↑procaryotic • Ant: ↑eucaryotic (for: ↑procaryotic), ↑eukaryotic • Pertains to noun: ↑prokaryot …   Useful english dictionary

  • Prokaryotic translation — is the process by which messenger RNA is translated into proteins in prokaryotes.InitiationInitiation of translation in prokaryotes involves the assembly of the components of the translation system which are: the two ribosomal subunits (small and …   Wikipedia

  • Prokaryotic transcription — is the process in which messenger RNA transcripts of genetic material in prokaryotes are produced, to be translated for the production of proteins. Prokaryotic transcription occurs in the cytoplasm alongside translation. Unlike in eukaryotes,… …   Wikipedia

  • prokaryotic organisms — prokaryotic organisms. См. прокариоты. (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.

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