Definition of EXONS

  • (in Britain) one of four yeomen of the guard who act as commanding officers in the absence of higher authority
  • a polynucleotide sequence in a nucleic acid that codes information for protein synthesis and that is copied and spliced together with other such sequences to form messenger RNA compare intron
  • any portion of an interrupted gene that is represented in the RNA product and is translated into protein
  • EXON, within a nucleic acid, a sequence which codes for protein synthesis [n]

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