discontinuous coding sequence

discontinuous coding sequence

[‚dis·kən′tin·yə·wəs ′kōd·iŋ ‚sē·kwəns]
(cell and molecular biology)
The coding sequence in deoxyribonucleic acid of eukaryotic split genes consisting of exons and introns.
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