transcription unit


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transcription unit

[tranz′krip·shən ‚yü·nət]
(cell and molecular biology)
The segment of deoxyribonucleic acid between the sites of initiation and termination of transcription by ribonucleic acid polymerase.
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On the other hand, DYRKA1 which transcription unit is located at chr21: 37, 714, 547-37, 806, 704 has a size of 92,158 bp and contains 11 exons, encoding a member of the dual-specificity tyrosine phosphorylation-regulated kinase (DYRK) family.
Rogers advises counterparts who are contemplating a migration to speech technology to house their speech server in their IT departments, not in their transcription unit.
These algorithms enable pattern recognition, which helps them detect specific transcription unit structures in the DNA.
Total quantity or scope: In light of the characteristics of the contract, the bidding amount is fixed by transcription unit.
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