ISPE Glossary of Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Terminology

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Exon

A segment of a eukaryotic gene that is transcribed as part of the primary transcript and is retained, after processing, with other exons to form a functional mRNA molecule.

Publication Source: Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Publication Date: 1999

See also: Coding DNA Intron; Intervening Sequence

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