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- A DNA sequence that is ultimately translated into protein. See DNA.
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- A segment of a eukaryotic gene that is transcribed as part of the primary transcript and is retained, after processing, with other exons to form a functional mRNA molecule. Many eukaryotic genes are composed of a mosaic of exons and introns.
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- conservation, editing, intervening sequence, Intron, splicing, splicing junction, split gene