spliceosome

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

splice +‎ -o- +‎ -some

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsplaɪsioʊˌsoʊm/ also /ˈsplaɪsəˌsoʊm/

Noun[edit]

spliceosome (plural spliceosomes)

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  1. (genetics) A dynamic complex of RNA and protein subunits that removes introns from precursor mRNA.

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