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open reading frame


open reading frame

noun open read·ing frame \-ˈrēd-iŋ-\

Definition of OPEN READING FRAME

:  a reading frame that does not contain a nucleotide triplet which stops translation before formation of a complete polypeptide—abbreviation ORF
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