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Definition of "mrna" []

  • The template for protein synthesis; the form of RNA that carries information from DNA in the nucleus to the ribosome sites of protein synthesis in the cell (noun)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "mrna" in a sentence
  • "Lindberg J, af Klint E, Catrina AI, Nilsson P, Klareskog L, et al. (2006) Effect of infliximab on mrna expression profiles in synovial tissue of rheumatoid arthritis patients."
  • "SW, Allison AC (1993) Inhibition by glucocorticoids of the formation of interleukin-1 alpha, interleukin-1 beta, and interleukin-6: mediation by decreased mrna stability."
  • "There can be several million ribosomes in a typical eukaryotic cell these complex catalytic machines use the mrna copy of the genetic information to assemble amino acid building blokes into the three dimensional proteins that are essential for life."