HyperDic: structural_gene

English > 1 sense of the expression structural gene:
NOUNbodystructural genea gene that controls the production of a specific protein or peptide
English > structural gene: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningA gene that controls the production of a specific protein or peptide.
Broadergene, cistron, factor(genetics) a segment of DNA that is involved in producing a polypeptide chain

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