structural gene


structural gene

noun

Definition of STRUCTURAL GENE

:  a gene that codes for the amino acid sequence of a protein (as an enzyme) or for a ribosomal RNA or transfer RNA

First Known Use of STRUCTURAL GENE

1959

structural gene

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of STRUCTURAL GENE

: a gene that codes for the amino acid sequence of a protein (as an enzyme) or for a ribosomal RNA or transfer RNA

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