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mRNA

1.
messenger RNA.
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Examples from the web for mRNA
  • During processing, dna is transcribed, or copied into a special rna, called mRNA.
  • The ribosome mediates the formation of a polypeptide sequence based on the mRNA sequence.
  • Within minutes, bacterial ribosomes start translating viral mRNA into protein.
British Dictionary definitions for mRNA

mRNA

abbreviation
1.
messenger RNA
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mRNA in Medicine

mRNA (ěm'är-ěn-ā')
n.
RNA, synthesized from a DNA template during transcription, that mediates the transfer of genetic information from the cell nucleus to ribosomes in the cytoplasm, where it serves as a template for protein synthesis. Also called messenger RNA.

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mRNA in Science
mRNA  
Abbreviation of messenger RNA
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Related Abbreviations for mRNA

mRNA

messenger RNA
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