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Descriptor in English: Reading Frames
Descriptor in Spanish: Sistemas de Lectura
Descriptor in Portuguese: Fases de Leitura
Descriptor in French: Cadres de lecture
Entry term(s): Frame, Reading
Frames, Reading
Reading Frame
Tree number(s): G05.360.335.760
Scope note: The three possible sequences of CODONS by which GENETIC TRANSLATION may occur from one nucleotide sequence. A segment of mRNA 5'AUCCGA3' could be translated as 5'AUC.. or 5'UCC.. or 5'CCG.., depending on the location of the START CODON.
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
ES ethics
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
History Note: 91
See also the descriptors: Codon MeSH
DeCS UI: 29098
Descriptor UI: D016364
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1990/05/29
Revision Date: 2008/07/08
Reading Frames - Preferred
Concept UI M0025026
Scope note The three possible sequences of CODONS by which GENETIC TRANSLATION may occur from one nucleotide sequence. A segment of mRNA 5'AUCCGA3' could be translated as 5'AUC.. or 5'UCC.. or 5'CCG.., depending on the location of the START CODON.
Preferred term Reading Frames
Entry term(s) Frame, Reading
Frames, Reading
Reading Frame



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