Messenger RNA

noun, Genetics.
a single-stranded molecule of RNA that is synthesized in the nucleus from a DNA template and then enters the cytoplasm, where its genetic code specifies the amino acid sequence for protein synthesis.
Abbreviation: mRNA.


Read Also:

  • Messenger

    [mes-uh n-jer] /ˈmɛs ən dʒər/ noun 1. a person who carries a message or goes on an errand for another, especially as a matter of duty or business. 2. a person employed to convey official dispatches or to go on other official or special errands: a bank messenger. 3. Nautical. 4. Oceanography. a brass weight […]

  • Messenia

    [muh-see-nee-uh, -seen-yuh] /məˈsi ni ə, -ˈsin yə/ noun 1. a division of ancient Greece, in the SW Peloponnesus: an important center of Mycenaean culture. /məˈsiːnɪə/ noun 1. the southwestern area of the Peloponnese in S Greece

  • Messerschmitt

    [mes-er-shmit] /ˈmɛs ərˌʃmɪt/ noun 1. any of several types of fighter aircraft extensively used by the German air force in World War II, especially the ME-109. /German ˈmɛsərˌʃmɪt/ noun 1. Willy (ˈvɪli). 1898–1978, German aeronautical engineer. His military planes figured prominently in World War II, including the Me-262, the first jet fighter n. type of […]

  • Mess-gear

    noun 1. .

Disclaimer: Messenger RNA definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.