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read·through

(rēd'thrū),
In molecular biology, transcription of a nucleic acid sequence beyond its normal termination sequence.

readthrough

Etymology: AS, raedan + thurh, through
transcription beyond the normal termination sequence in a DNA template, caused by the occasional failure of RNA polymerase to respond to the end-point signal.

read·through

(rēd'thrū)
molecular biology Transcription of a nucleic acid sequence beyond its normal termination sequence.
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