Word:

cistron

Noun1.cistron - (genetics) a segment of DNA that is involved in producing a polypeptide chain; it can include regions preceding and following the coding DNA as well as introns between the exons; it is considered a unit of heredity; "genes were formerly called factors"
Synonyms: gene, factor
allele, allelomorph, chromosome, deoxyribonucleic acid, desoxyribonucleic acid, DNA, dominant gene, factor, gene, genetic marker, genetic science, genetics, holandric gene, homeotic gene, lethal gene, linkage group, linked genes, modifier, modifier gene, molecular biology, mutant gene, nonallele, oncogene, operator gene, polygene, proto-oncogene, recessive gene, regulator gene, regulatory gene, repressor gene, sequence, structural gene, suppresser, suppresser gene, suppressor, suppressor gene, transforming gene, X-linked gene, Y-linked gene
Translate cistron to French
Browse
Cismontane
Cispadane
CISPR
CISS
Cissoid
cissy
Cist
Cistaceae
Cisted
Cistercian
Cistern
cisterna
Cistic
Cistothorus
Cistothorus palustris
Cistothorus platensis
-- cistron --
Cistus
Cistus albidus
Cistus ladanifer
Cistus ladanum
Cit
Citable
Citadel
Cital
Citatio ad reassumendam causam
Citation
citation form
Citation of authorities
Citator
Citatory
Cite
CITED
Definitions Index: # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

About this site and copyright information - Online Dictionary Home - Privacy Policy