open reading frame


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open reading frame

[¦ō·pən ¦rēd·iŋ ¦frām]
(cell and molecular biology)
A stretch of triplets contained between an initator codon and a terminator codon. Abbreviated ORF.
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They are enveloped, partially double-stranded DNA viruses with a small circular genome ([approximately equal to]3 kb) and at least 3 open reading frames (ORFs) (1).
SPLUNC1 cDNA-ORF contains one long open reading frame of 768 bp from 64 nt to 831 nt.
None of the dominant haploytpes included any stop codons but there were three minor haplotypes (five clones) of the nad2 locus, and two minor haplotypes (two clones) of the coI locus that had stop codons in the expected open reading frame.
Analysis of the fusion sequence revealed an open reading frame encoding a protein of 445 amino acids with predicted molecular mass of about 50 kDa without glycosylation (ExPASy).
calidifontis an open reading frame (Pcal_1616) coding for a putative pullulanase from GH57 family was identified.
Because HRM can scan an entire amplicon for sequence variation, this method is ideal for screening the complete open reading frame of a gene.
Degussa AG (Dusseldorf, Germany) has patented Coryneform bacteria which have, in addition to at least one copy, present at the natural site (locus), of an open reading frame (ORF), gene or allele which codes for the synthesis of a protein or an RNA, in each case a second, optionally third or fourth copy of this open reading frame (ORF), gene or allele at in each case a second, optionally third or fourth site in a form integrated into the chromosome and processes for the preparation of chemical compounds by fermentation of these bacteria.
The PDS gene (SLC26A4) has been linked to chromosomal region 7q31 and contains an open reading frame of 2,343 bp encompassing 21 exons (Coyle et al.
Sequence analysis of one clone revealed an open reading frame (ORF) with significant similarity to a class of proteins known as ABC (ATP binding cassette) transporters.
This new method enabled them to use not just one, but multiple thresholds of the open reading frame (ORF) groups between the ''three domains'' of eukarya, archaea and bacteria, the report said.
Pat Brown of Stanford University) which consist of every open reading frame from the b udding yeast S.
corymbosa maintains an apparently functional rbcL gene, with statistical analysis suggesting that the open reading frame (ORF) is being retained because of functional constraint rather than chance.