translation defined in 1951 yeartranslation - translation;
translation - Synthesis of a polypeptide made up of a particular sequence of amino acids by matching with an RNA made up of a corresponding sequence of nucleotides (See also: Code, genetic). It is the 'central dogma' of molecular biology that this operation never works in reverse, synthesizing nucleic acid by matching with polypeptide. Compare with: Transcription.
near translation in Knolik
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