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Sense strand

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Definition

noun, plural: sense strands

Strand of DNA running from 5' to 3' complementing the antisense strand, and transcribed into mRNA


Supplement

The sense strand is the segment in the DNA to be transcribed to make mRNA. The resulting mRNA transcript can then be processed (e.g. splicing, in eukaryotes) and translated into a polypeptide.


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