split gene


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split gene

Etymology: D, splitten, to split
a gene whose continuity is interrupted.

split gene

see INTERRUPTED GENE.
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Sharp, who was later honored for his work with split genes and RNA splicing.
Among the most tedious chapters were a couple of polemics about the importance of biochemistry to the development of molecular biology and whether the discovery of split genes and RNA splicing were revolutionary discoveries or merely important discoveries.
Art Fabrications from Nuneaton has created a stainless steel sculpture of a DNA strand to commemorate the achievement of former student Richard Roberts Mr Roberts won the 1993 Nobel Prize for medicine for his discovery of split genes.