Definition of transcriptome in English:

transcriptome

Line breaks: tran|scrip¦tome
Pronunciation: /tranˈskrɪptəʊm, trɑːn-/

noun

Biology
The sum total of all the messenger RNA molecules expressed from the genes of an organism.
More example sentences
  • During the past decade research in the field of molecular biology has gradually shifted from the analysis of single genes to the analysis of whole genomes, transcriptomes, and proteomes.
  • The application of genome, transcriptome, and proteome screening to cybrid clones of the two different types could therefore help to identify the relevant pathways and genes.
  • However, only a few works have addressed the response of the transcriptome to whole genome duplication.

Origin

1990s: blend of transcript and genome.

Definition of transcriptome in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day bouffant
Pronunciation: ˈbuːfɒ̃
adjective
styled to stand out in a rounded shape...