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messenger RNAmessenger RNA (ger.)

  • An RNA molecule produced by transcription of a structural gene (in DNA), which is used as a template for protein manufacture by ribosomes; RNA molecules of this type, collectively; abbreviated mRNA. (OED 2011)

    Model III implies that a special type of RNA molecule, or “messenger RNA”, exists which brings genetic information from genes to non-specialized ribosomes

    Brenner, S., Jacob, F. & Meselson, M. (1961). An unstable intermediate carrying information from genes to ribosomes for protein synthesis. Nature 190, 576-581: 577.


    messenger RNA RNA that carries the code for a protein from the DNA in the nucleus to the ribosomes, and acts as a template for the synthesis of that protein; mRNA.

    Lincoln, R.J., Boxshall, G.A. & Clark, P.F. (1982). A Dictionary of Ecology, Evolution and Systematics: 152.