argonaute

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argonaute (plural argonautes)

  1. (biochemistry, genetics) Any of a group of proteins responsible for the gene silencing phenomenon known as RNA interference

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin Argonauta from Ancient Greek Ἀργοναύτης (Argonaútēs) from Ἀργώ (Argṓ, the ship Argo) + ναύτης (naútēs, sailor)

Noun[edit]

argonaute m, f (plural argonautes)

  1. argonaut