messenger RNA (mRNA)
An @[email protected] molecule that transfers the coding information for protein synthesis from the @[email protected] to the @[email protected] mRNA is formed from a @[email protected] @[email protected] by @[email protected] It may be a copy of a single @[email protected] or of several adjacent genes (polycistronic mRNA). On the ribosome, the @[email protected] is converted into the programmed amino acid @[email protected] through @[email protected]
PAC, 1992, 64, 143. (Glossary for chemists of terms used in biotechnology (IUPAC Recommendations 1992)) on page 160 [Terms] [Paper]