strand

strand

In microbiology, a filamentous or threadlike structure.
anticoding s.the s. of duplex DNA which is used as a template for the synthesis of mRNA.antisense s;
antiparallel s.a macromolecular s. that is oriented in the opposite direction of a neighboring s.
antisense s.anticoding s
coding s.the s. of duplex DNA that has the same sequence as the mRNA (except that mRNA contains ribonucleotides instead of deoxyribonucleotides).sense s;
complementary s. See replicative form.
plus s. See replicative form.
sense s.coding s
viral s. See replicative form.

 

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