non·cod·ing (')nän-'kōd-iŋ adj not specifying the genetic code <\noncoding introns>

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  • noncoding — adjective Date: 1976 not specifying the genetic code < a noncoding DNA sequence > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • noncoding — ˌ adjective : not specifying the genetic code a noncoding DNA sequence …   Useful english dictionary

  • noncoding — adjective That does not code for protein …   Wiktionary

  • noncoding — non·coding …   English syllables

  • Noncoding DNA — In genetics, noncoding DNA describes components of an organism s DNA sequences that do not encode for protein sequences. In many eukaryotes, a large percentage of an organism s total genome size is noncoding DNA, although the amount of noncoding… …   Wikipedia

  • Noncoding DNA — The strand of DNA that does not carry the information necessary to make proteins. DNA normally has two strands the coding strand and the non coding strand. Although these strands are exact mirror images of one another, only the coding strand… …   Medical dictionary

  • noncoding DNA — noun sequence of a eukaryotic gene s DNA that is not translated into a protein • Syn: ↑intron • Ant: ↑exon (for: ↑intron) • Hypernyms: ↑deoxyribonucleic acid, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Long non-coding RNA — Long noncoding RNAs (long ncRNAs) are generally considered (somewhat arbitrarily) as non protein coding transcripts longer than 200 nucleotides. This limit is due to practical considerations including the separation of RNAs in common experimental …   Wikipedia

  • Non-coding RNA — A non coding RNA (ncRNA) is a functional RNA molecule that is not translated into a protein. Less frequently used synonyms are non protein coding RNA (npcRNA), non messenger RNA (nmRNA) and functional RNA (fRNA). The term small RNA (sRNA) is… …   Wikipedia

  • NEAT1 — Nuclear paraspeckle assembly transcript 1 (non protein coding) Identifiers Symbols NEAT1; NCRNA00084; TncRNA External IDs …   Wikipedia

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