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(Science: molecular biology) The transcription of a nucleic acid sequence beyond its normal termination sequence.

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Gene expression

... used expression systems that strictly adhere to the universal genetic code, due to premature termination. An exception is the very limited readthrough of the UGA stop codon in Escherichia coli and Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium (18, 19). Interestingly, although UGA also functions ...

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by LilKim
Tue May 09, 2006 3:04 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Gene expression
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