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Open Reading Frames

A sequence of successive nucleotide triplets that are read as CODONS specifying AMINO ACIDS and begin with an INITIATOR CODON and end with a stop codon (CODON, TERMINATOR).

Year introduced: 1991

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Tree Number(s): G05.360.335.760.640, G05.360.340.024.340.137.650

MeSH Unique ID: D016366

Entry Terms:

  • Open Reading Frame
  • Reading Frame, Open
  • Protein Coding Region
  • Coding Region, Protein
  • Protein Coding Regions
  • Region, Protein Coding
  • ORFs
  • ORF
  • Unassigned Reading Frames
  • Unassigned Reading Frame
  • Reading Frame, Unassigned
  • Unidentified Reading Frame
  • Frame, Unidentified Reading
  • Reading Frame, Unidentified
  • Unidentified Reading Frames
  • Small Open Reading Frames
  • Small Open Reading Frame
  • sORF

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