antisense gene
A gene that produces an mRNA complementary to the transcript of a normal gene (usually constructed by inverting the coding region relative to the promoter).

Glossary of Biotechnology for Food and Agriculture . 2015.

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  • antisense — See a. DNA, a. RNA. * * * an·ti·sense an .tī .sens, an ti adj having a sequence complementary to a segment of genetic material specif of, being, relating to, or possessing a sequence of DNA or RNA that is complementary to and pairs with a… …   Medical dictionary

  • antisense — ˌ adjective Etymology: anti (I) + sense (as in nonsense herein) : having a sequence complementary to a segment of genetic material ; specifically : of, being, relating to, or possessing a sequence of DNA or RNA that is complementary to and pairs… …   Useful english dictionary

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