intron

https://doi.org/10.1351/goldbook.I03141
An intervening section of @[email protected] occuring almost exclusively within a eukaryotic @[email protected] but which is not translated to amino acid sequences in the gene product. The introns are removed from the premature @[email protected] through a process called @[email protected] to form an active @[email protected]
Source:
PAC, 1992, 64, 143. (Glossary for chemists of terms used in biotechnology (IUPAC Recommendations 1992)) on page 158 [Terms] [Paper]