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Gene expression

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Definition

noun

The conversion of the information from the gene into mRNA via transcription and then to protein via translation resulting in the phenotypic manifestation of the gene.


Supplement

Gene expression of the nonprotein coding genes such as the rRNA and tRNA genes, involves only transcription and not translation.


See also: gene expression regulation