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reading frame

noun

Definition of reading frame

  1. :  a sequence of nucleotide triplets that is potentially translatable into a polypeptide and that is determined by the placement of a codon that initiates translation



1965

First Known Use of reading frame

1965


Medical Dictionary

reading frame

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noun read·ing frame \ˈrēd-iŋ-\

Medical Definition of reading frame

  1. :  any of the three possible ways of reading a sequence of nucleotides as a series of triplets—see open reading frame




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