intervening sequence


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intervening sequence

[¦in·tər¦vēn·iŋ ′sē·kwəns]
(genetics)
The one or more segments of a split gene that are transcribed but not included in the final messenger ribonucleic acid; each is flanked by two exons. Also known as intron.
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isolated from the rhizosphere of Gerbera by using genus specific primers which were amplified at ~546 bp corresponding to 16S-23 S rDNA intervening sequence region (Fig 3).
Woo and his colleagues have demonstrated that a human gene, minus the unwieldy intervening sequences, can be attached to a modified virus that infects laboratory-grown cells, where it directs production of functional enzyme.
b) Known polymorphism in HFE intervening sequence (intron) 2 (IVS2) (39).