Definitions for "Polycistronic"
A single mRNA that contains the information necessary for the production of more than one polypeptide. Particularly characteristic of prokaryotic mRNAs.
Referring to prokaryotic messenger RNAs that contain several cistrons within the same mRNA transcript.
Refers to a form of gene organization resulting in transcription of an mRNA that contains the coding sequences for multiple gene products, each of which is independently translated from the mRNA.
Keywords:  proteins, coding, two
coding for two or more proteins