In biology, the process by which a cell makes an RNA copy of a piece of DNA. This RNA copy, called messenger RNA (mRNA), carries the genetic information needed to make proteins in a cell. It carries the information from the DNA in the nucleus of the cell to the cytoplasm, where proteins are made.
Source: NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The process of synthesizing messenger RNA (mRNA) from DNA.
Source: NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms2004-11-22 Date last modified: 2016-08-15