DNA strand terminology

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===Sense strand, coding strand, noncodagenic strand, nontemplate strand===
===Sense strand, coding strand, noncodagenic strand, nontemplate strand===
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The DNA strand with the same sequence as the transcribed mRNA (given U in RNA and T in DNA) and containing the linear array of codons which interact with anticodons of tRNA during translation to give the primary sequence of a protein. Compare with anticoding strand.
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The DNA strand with the same sequence as the transcribed mRNA (given U in RNA and T in DNA).
===Antisense strand, noncoding strand, codagenic strand, template strand===
===Antisense strand, noncoding strand, codagenic strand, template strand===
The DNA strand that forms the template for both the transcribed mRNA and the coding DNA strand.
The DNA strand that forms the template for both the transcribed mRNA and the coding DNA strand.
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==References==
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<biblio>
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#Codingsite http://www.biochem.northwestern.edu/holmgren/Glossary/Definitions/Def-C/coding_strand.html
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#Anticodingsite http://www.biochem.northwestern.edu/holmgren/Glossary/Definitions/Def-A/anticoding_strand.html
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#Schickor-EMBO-1990 pmid=2192861
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</biblio>

Current revision

Sense strand, coding strand, noncodagenic strand, nontemplate strand

The DNA strand with the same sequence as the transcribed mRNA (given U in RNA and T in DNA).

Antisense strand, noncoding strand, codagenic strand, template strand

The DNA strand that forms the template for both the transcribed mRNA and the coding DNA strand.

References

  1. http://www.biochem.northwestern.edu/holmgren/Glossary/Definitions/Def-C/coding_strand.html [Codingsite]
  2. http://www.biochem.northwestern.edu/holmgren/Glossary/Definitions/Def-A/anticoding_strand.html [Anticodingsite]
  3. Schickor P, Metzger W, Werel W, Lederer H, and Heumann H. . pmid:2192861. PubMed HubMed [Schickor-EMBO-1990]
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