The Definition of Open Reading Frame Revisited.

Abstract:

The term open reading frame (ORF) is of central importance to gene finding. Surprisingly, at least three definitions are in use. We discuss several molecular biological and bioinformatics aspects, and we recommend using the definition in which an ORF is bounded by stop codons.

SEEK ID: https://funginet.hki-jena.de/publications/193

PubMed ID: 29366605

Projects: B1

Journal: Trends Genet

Citation: Trends Genet. 2018 Mar;34(3):167-170. doi: 10.1016/j.tig.2017.12.009. Epub 2018 Jan 30.

Date Published: 26th Jan 2018

Authors: Patricia Sieber, M. Platzer, Stefan Schuster

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