termination signal


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ter·mi·na·tion co·don

trinucleotide sequence (UAA, UGA, or UAG) that specifies the end of translation or transcription. Compare: amber codon, ochre codon, umber codon.

ter·mi·na·tion co·don

(tĕr'mi-nā'shŭn kō'don)
Trinucleotide sequence (UAA, UGA, or UAG) that specifies the end of translation or transcription.
Compare: amber codon, ochre codon, umber codon
Synonym(s): termination signal.

termination signal

a specific sequence in DNA at which the RNA polymerase and the newly made RNA transcript are released from their DNA association.
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These signals are similar to the signals found in wild type cryIA(b) which are found to be mRNA degradation polyadenylation RNA polymerase II termination signals and potential intron splice sites (Perlak et al.
In others an early termination signal would prevent translation of the fully active protein (Abramowicz et al.
Under most conditions, any genetic change involving termination signals is likely to be lethal to an organism.
An unmanned Global Hawk spy plane crashed March 29 because it inadvertently received a flight termination signal from a Nevada test range, the Air Force announced Wednesday.
The $45-million aircraft was flying near the China Lake Naval Weapons Center when it received a flight termination signal from a test range at Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada.
The French 34-year-old World and European Cup winner who represented Platense, Monaco, Juventus and Hercules has so far failed to confirm if this contract termination signals the end of an illustrious career.
The gains to rivals when a merger is terminated are consistent with the hypothesis that the termination signals an increase in the probability that rival firms will become acquisition targets.
This is because the termination signals an increase in the probability that the original acquirer will pursue rival firms.
Version 2 suggests that the source of the gains to rivals is that the termination signals an increase in the probability that rivals will become acquisition targets.