Definition of Structural gene

1. Noun. A gene that controls the production of a specific protein or peptide.

Generic synonyms: Cistron, Factor, Gene

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Literary usage of Structural gene

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Anabolic Steroid Abuse by Geraline C. Lin (1996)
"The B- Gluc structural gene, Gus-s, has five well-characterized alleles that code for electrophoretic and thermostability variants of the enzyme protein. ..."

2. Biotechnology: Ti-Plasmids and Other Plan Vectors: Bibliography January 1993 by Raymond Dobert (1996)
"It had been proposed that binding of an Spm-encoded protein to these repeat motifs blocks structural gene transcriptional readthrough, thus suppressing gene ..."

3. Biotechnology: Plant Nutrition: A Bibliography, January 1988-April 1993 by Janet Saunders (1994)
"... Leghemoglobin; Molecular genetics; Infection; Genetic transformation; Gene transfer 170 NAL Call No: 442.8 234 Nit-3, the structural gene of nitrate ..."

4. In the Matter of Certain Recombinantly Produced Human Growth Hormones by DIANE Publishing Company (1997)
"One wants to insert only the structural gene that encodes the protein one wished ... Thus the fragment containing the structural gene may contain sequences ..."

5. Rice Genetics II: Proceedings of the Second International Rice Genetics by International Rice Research Institute (1991)
"... the GUS structural gene, and the NOS terminator (3.0 kb). The other plants staining positively with X-Gluc contained multiple copies of the GUS gene, ..."

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