missense

missense
As used in genetics, a mutation that causes a sequence such that there is a substitution of one amino acid residue for another.
- m. suppression a mutation in tRNA that allows for incorporation of an amino acid residue that allows for full function of the gene product.

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mis·sense 'mis-.sen(t)s adj relating to or being a genetic mutation involving alteration of one or more codons so that different amino acids are determined <\missense mutations> <a \missense suppressor> compare ANTISENSE, NONSENSE
missense n missense genetic mutation compare NONSENSE

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mis·sense (misґsens) in genetics, pertaining to a mutation in which a codon is altered so that it encodes a different amino acid from that found in the wild type.

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  • Missense mRNA — molecules have one or more mutated codons that yield polypeptides with an amino acid sequence different from the wild type or naturally occurring polypeptide. Missense mRNA molecules are created when template DNA strands or the mRNA strands… …   Wikipedia

  • missense codon — missense codon. См. миссенс кодон. (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.

  • missense mutation — missense mutation. См. миссенс мутация. (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.

  • missense suppression — missense suppression. См. миссенс супрессия. (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.

  • missense mutation — [mis′sens΄] n. Genetics a type of mutation to a specific protein, that results from the substitution, during translation, of one amino acid for another * * * …   Universalium

  • missense mutation — [mis′sens΄] n. Genetics a type of mutation to a specific protein, that results from the substitution, during translation, of one amino acid for another …   English World dictionary

  • Missense mutation — In genetics, a missense mutation (a type of nonsynonymous mutation) is a point mutation in which a single nucleotide is changed, resulting in a codon that codes for a different amino acid[1] (mutations that change an amino acid to a stop codon… …   Wikipedia

  • Missense mutation — A genetic change involving the substitution of one base in the DNA for another which results in the substitution of one amino acid in a polypeptide for another. A missense mutation is a readable genetic message although its sense (its meaning) is …   Medical dictionary

  • missense mutation — klaidžioji mutacija statusas T sritis augalininkystė apibrėžtis Neteisinga mutacija, kuriai vykstant viena nukleotidų pora kodone pakeičia kitą ir dėl to koduojama kita aminorūgštis. atitikmenys: angl. missense mutation rus. миссенс мутация …   Žemės ūkio augalų selekcijos ir sėklininkystės terminų žodynas

  • missense — adjective Etymology: 1mis + sense (as in nonsense) Date: 1961 relating to or being a genetic mutation involving alteration of one or more codons so that different amino acids are determined compare antisense, nonsense …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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