split genes


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split genes

genes in which the genomic sequences are interrupted by intervening sequences (introns) that are spliced out of the mRNA before translation.
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Tanaka et al., "Split genes and cis/trans splicing in tobacco chloroplasts," in Plant Molecular Biology, D.
Robert's discovery, that we can split genes revolutionized the thinking and led to therapies with recombinant drugs.