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Synonyms for intron

sequence of a eukaryotic gene's DNA that is not translated into a protein

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To test for promoter activity, the 5'-flanking region containing promoter with and without intron 1 was fused to the firefly luciferase gene in pGV-B2 (TOYO INK MFG, Japan) as follows.
The ratio of exon to intron varies across taxa, minimum in M.
Introns are a good source of genetic markers because they can show different types of polymorphisms, such as intron length polymorphisms (ILP) or restriction fragment length polymorphisms (RFLP).
The colonization of the host chromosomes with transposable type II introns led to a crisis in the life of these cells, since the excision of the intron was slow, but translation of the mRNAs made from these intron-infested genes was relatively fast, thus leading to the formation of junk protein.
Design engineers in India will benefit from the guidance and expert applications assistance that INTRON provides in addition to serving as a reliable source for the full line of VFR foil resistors," said VFR Senior Director of Application Engineering Yuval Hernik.
RNA carries coded instructions for producing the proteins our body needs for building and repairing tissues, regulating body processes and many other sections called introns.
In order to test the hypothesis that the first intron of a gene is usually bigger in size in comparison to the rest, the size of the first introns of CD36 gene was determined in each taxon.
In the PEG-INTRON/REBETOL combination trial the incidence of serious adverse events was 17% in the PEG-INTRON/REBETOL groups compared to 14% in the INTRON A/REBETOL group.
In a previous study, we reported that the G allele frequency of the G10-T polymorphism in intron 23 was significantly higher in CAD patients (15), although other polymorphisms showed no differences in terms of their allele frequencies between CAD patients and healthy controls.
REBETOL had been previously approved in the United States for use in combination with INTRON A (interferon alfa-2b, recombinant) Injection for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C in patients with compensated liver disease previously untreated with alpha interferon or who have relapsed following alpha interferon therapy.
A long-acting formulation of Intron A (interferon alfa-2b) for once-weekly monotherapy in patients with chronic hepatitis C who were not previously treated with alpha-interferon, have compensated liver disease, and are at least age 18 years.
Palumbi of the University of Hawaii in Honolulu warns that the smaller intron size in birds might not have evolved in connection with flight.
The term, "Group I intron encoded endonuclease" or "said endonuclease" is interpreted to mean a naturally-occurring enzyme encoded by a Group I intron that creates a site-directed double-stranded break at or near the insertion site for that intron, and to include the naturally-occurring enzymes .
Among the key presentations will be data from the EPIC3 (Evaluation of PEG-INTRON in Control of Hepatitis C Cirrhosis) study, a large, prospective, controlled clinical trial designed to assess the safety and efficacy of PEG- INTRON and REBETOL in retreating patients who failed previous alpha interferon and ribavirin combination therapies, including peginterferon-based combination therapies.
Priming from intron sites increases the available region for primer design and expands the number of DRB group and subgroup sets.