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encode

(ĕn-kōd′)
v. en·coded, en·coding, en·codes
v.tr.
1. To convert (a message or other information) into code.
2. To format (electronic data) according to a standard format.
3. Genetics To specify the genetic code for (a protein, for example).
v.intr.
1. To convert information into code.
2. To format electronic data according to a standard format.
3. Genetics To specify the genetic code for a protein.

en·cod′er n.

encode

[enkōd′]
Etymology: Gk, en + L, caudex, book
1 to translate a message, signal, or stimulus into a code.
2 to rewrite information into a form that can be interpreted by a computer manually or automatically, as by a computer program.

encode

To place a molecular “message” in a structural gene (DNA), which can be transcribed into mRNA and translated into a mature protein.

encode

to code. See genetic code.
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