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- (General American) IPA(key): /ɪnˈkoʊd/
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ɪnˈkəʊd/
- Rhymes: -əʊd
- Hyphenation: en‧code
- (transitive) To convert (plain text) into code.
- (transitive, communication) To convert source information into another form.
- (biology) To constitute the code necessary for the biosynthesis of a protein by means of a matrix so as to transcribe DNA material.
to convert plain text into code
to convert source information into another form
- Berg, Jeremy M.; Tymoczko, John; Stryer, Lubert (2002), “RNA Synthesis and Splicing”, in Biochemistry, Fifth eidtion edition, W H Freeman and Company, →ISBN: “The ability of one gene to encode more than one distinct mRNA and, hence, more than one protein may play a key role in expanding the repertoire of our genomes.”