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Leader sequence

Definition
noun
(1) 5′ UTR (five prime untranslated region); the section of mRNA and DNA beginning at the +1 position up to that region prior to codon sequence, and transcribed into the ribosome-binding site
(2) Signal sequence
Supplement
Synonym(s):

  • lead sequence
  • signal peptide


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