operon    (CURRENT_SVN)

SO Accession: SO:0000178 (SOWiki)
Definition: The DNA region of a group of adjacent genes whose transcription is coordinated onB one or several mutually overlapping transcription units transcribed in the same direction and sharing at least one gene.
Synonyms: INSDC_feature:operon
DB Xrefs: SO: ma

Parent: gene_group (SO:0005855)

Children: complex_operon (SO:0002299)
simple_operon (SO:0002298)
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