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strand

 [strand]
a thread or fiber or a structure resembling one.
antisense strand the strand of a double-stranded nucleic acid that is complementary to the sense strand; in DNA it is the template strand on which the mRNA is synthesized.
sense strand the strand of a double-stranded nucleic acid that encodes the product; in DNA it is the strand that encodes the RNA, having thus the same base sequence except changing T for U in the RNA. See also antisense strand.

cod·ing strand

the strand of duplex DNA that has the same sequence as the mRNA (except that mRNA contains ribonucleotides instead of deoxyribonucleotides).
Synonym(s): sense strand

sense strand

the strand of a double-stranded nucleic acid that encodes the product. In DNA it is the strand that encodes the RNA, having thus the same base sequence except changing T for U in the RNA. Compare antisense strand. Also called coding strand.

sense strand

see CODING STRAND.

sense

a faculty by which the conditions or properties of things are perceived. Hunger, thirst, malaise and pain are varieties of sense; a sense of equilibrium or of well-being (euphoria) and other senses are also distinguished. The five major senses comprise vision, hearing, smell (2), taste and touch (1).
The operation of all senses involves the reception of stimuli by sense organs. Each sense organ is sensitive to a particular kind of stimulus. The eyes are sensitive to light; the ears, to sound; the olfactory organs of the nose, to odor; and the taste buds of the tongue, to taste. Various sense organs of the skin and other tissues are sensitive to touch, pain, temperature and other sensations.
On receiving stimuli, the sense organ translates them into nerve impulses that are transmitted along the sensory nerves to the brain. In the cerebral cortex, the impulses are interpreted, or perceived, as sensations. The brain associates them with other information, acts upon them, and stores them as memory. See also sensation.

cutaneous sense
skin senses including touch, pressure, pain, heat and cold.
sense organs
1. the organs of special sense including eye, olfactory organ, gustatory organs.
2. all organs containing sensory receptors.
special s's
the five senses including feeling, hearing, seeing, smelling, tasting.
sense strand
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For simplification in mathematical modeling we simplify our set of sense strand nucleotides by taking S and P common and only considering bases present in the set.
The complement of the bases A, T, C, and G in sense strand are given in Table III.
A segment of DNA 54 (correct mRNA) factual knowledge sense strand with 85 (correct tRNA) its base sequence is 4 (correct amino given below.
Only the sense strand of the siRNA sequences are displayed.
The strand extending forward from the promoter serves as the sense strand, assembling RNA.
To switch the roles of the two helix partners, researchers splice a promoter into the beginning of the sequence, then flop that piece of DNA so that the sense strand extends backward and the antisense strand extends forward.
In parallel experiments, the sense strand of the cDNA was also synthesized in solution in the presence of [[sup.
There is also a sense strand BLAST function so that non-specific off-target effects can be identified and avoided.
The antisense strands of siRNAs then pair up with the complementary sense strands of messenger RNAs (mRNAs), destroying them.