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Sequences of DNA in the genes that are located between the EXONS. They are transcribed along with the exons but are removed from the primary gene transcript by RNA SPLICING to leave mature RNA. Some introns code for separate genes.

Year introduced: 1987

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Tree Number(s): G05.360.340.024.220.400, G05.360.340.024.340.137.515

MeSH Unique ID: D007438

Entry Terms:

  • Intron
  • Intervening Sequences
  • Sequences, Intervening
  • Intervening Sequence
  • Sequence, Intervening

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