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messenger RNA (CHEBI:33699)

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ChEBI Name messenger RNA
ChEBI ID CHEBI:33699
Definition An RNA molecule that transfers the coding information for protein synthesis from the chromosomes to the ribosomes mRNA is formed from a DNA template by transcription. It may be a copy of a single gene or of several adjacent genes (polycistronic mRNA). On the ribosome, the sequence is converted into the programmed amino acid sequence through translation.
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
ChEBI Ontology
Outgoing messenger RNA (CHEBI:33699) is a ribonucleic acid (CHEBI:33697)
Incoming m7G(5')pppAm (CHEBI:17851) is a messenger RNA (CHEBI:33699)
m7G(5')pppm6Am (CHEBI:17894) is a messenger RNA (CHEBI:33699)
IUPAC Name
messenger RNA
Synonyms Sources
mRNA IUPAC
template RNA ChEBI
Last Modified
22 February 2012

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