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Glossary Term
Glossary Term mRNA
Definition Messenger RNA. An RNA molecule that is the product of transcription of a gene, after that molecule has been spliced and polyadenylated, that can be translated into a protein product. See the Figure at NHGRI.
See also Central Dogma.

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Mouse Genome Database (MGD), Gene Expression Database (GXD), Mouse Tumor Biology (MTB), Gene Ontology (GO), MouseCyc
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last database update
12/09/2014
MGI 5.20
The Jackson Laboratory