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What is a cistron?

What is a   cistron?

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grenade
2061 Points
7 years ago
A cistron is a segment of DNA which codes for a polypeptide
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  1. cistron is a gene. The term cistron is used to emphasize that genes exhibit a specific behavior in a cis-trans test; distinct positions (or loci) within a genome are cistronic.
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Adarsh
733 Points
7 years ago
A segment of DNA coding for a polypeptide is called as cistron
Monocistronic structural genes are present in eukaryotes while polycistronic structural genes are present in eukaryotes.

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