An intervening section of @D01597@ occuring almost exclusively within a eukaryotic @G02604@ but which is not translated to amino acid sequences in the gene product. The introns are removed from the premature @M03857@ through a process called @S05885@ to form an active @M03857@.
PAC, 1992, 64, 143. (Glossary for chemists of terms used in biotechnology (IUPAC Recommendations 1992)) on page 158 [Terms] [Paper]