Glossary of "Life (9th ed.)" by Sadava et al. (2011)
- (1) In molecular biology, the addition of monomers to make a longer RNA or protein during transcription or translation. (2) Growth of plant axis or cell primarily in the longitudinal direction.
- Sadava, D., Hillis, D. M., Heller, H. C. & Berenbaum, M. R. 2011. Life: The Science of Biology, 9th ed. -xliv + 1266 pp. Sinauer Associates, Inc., Sunderland.