in biotechnology
  1. The cellular production of the protein encoded by a particular @[email protected] The process includes @[email protected] of @[email protected], processing of the resulting @[email protected] product and its @[email protected] into an active protein.
  2. A recombinant gene inserted into a host cell by means of a @[email protected] is said to be expressed if the synthesis of the encoded protein can be demonstrated.
PAC, 1992, 64, 143. (Glossary for chemists of terms used in biotechnology (IUPAC Recommendations 1992)) on page 153 [Terms] [Paper]