Reading frame, open
An open reading frame in DNA has no termination codon, no signal to stop reading the nucleotide sequence, and so may be translated into protein.

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  • open reading frame — open reading frame. См. открытая рамка считывания. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Open reading frame — In molecular genetics, an open reading frame (ORF) is a DNA sequence that does not contain a stop codon in a given reading frame[1]. Normally, inserts which interrupt the reading frame of a subsequent region after the start codon, cause… …   Wikipedia

  • Reading frame — One of the three possible ways to read a nucleotide sequence in DNA (depending upon whether reading starts with the first, second or third base in a triplet). * * * The grouping of nucleotides by threes into codons. See frame shift mutation.… …   Medical dictionary

  • Open reading frame — (genetics) An open reading frame in DNA has no termination codon, no signal to stop reading the nucleotide sequence, and so may be translated into protein. * * * open read·ing frame rēd iŋ n a reading frame that does not contain a nucleotide… …   Medical dictionary

  • Reading frame — In biology, a reading frame is a contiguous and non overlapping set of three nucleotide codons in DNA or RNA. There are 3 possible reading frames in a mRNA strand and six in a double stranded DNA molecule due to the two strands from which… …   Wikipedia

  • reading frame — The reading frame defines which sets of three nucleotides are read as triplets, and hence as codons, in DNA transcription. The start point is usually determined by the initiation codon, AUG. Thus the sequence AUGGCAAAA would be read as… …   Glossary of Biotechnology

  • Open Reading Frame — Als offener Leserahmen (OLR) oder offenes Leseraster (als Übersetzung von engl. open reading frame, ORF) wird in der Genetik derjenige Bereich der DNA bzw. mRNA bezeichnet, dessen Leserahmen zwischen einem Start Codon und einem Stopp Codon liegt …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Open reading frame — Als offener Leserahmen (OLR) oder offenes Leseraster (als Übersetzung von engl. open reading frame, ORF) wird in der Genetik derjenige Bereich der DNA bzw. mRNA bezeichnet, dessen Leserahmen zwischen einem Start Codon und einem Stopp Codon liegt …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • reading frame — noun : any of the three possible ways of reading a sequence of nucleotides as a series of triplets see open reading frame herein …   Useful english dictionary

  • open reading frame — (ORF) A reading frame sequence not interrupted by a stop codon; it is usually determined by nucleic acid sequencing studies …   Dictionary of microbiology

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