What is precursor?

  • (noun): A person who goes before or announces the coming of another.
    Synonyms: forerunner
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on precursor, precursors:

LNWR Precursor Class
... and North Western Railway (LNWR) had two classes of steam locomotive identified as Precursor Class LNWR Webb Precursor Class of 1874–, by Francis Webb, a 2-4-0 ... LNWR Whale Precursor Class 1904– by George Whale, a 4-4-0 ... LNWR Precursor Tank Class, a 4-4-2 tank engines based on the Whale precursors ...
Biosynthesis of Cyclotides
... are gene-coded products generated via processing of a larger precursor protein ... The gene for the first such precursor is Oak1 (Oldenlandia affinis kalata clone number 1), which was shown to be responsible for the synthesis of kalata B1 ... Figure 4 illustrates the generic configuration of the precursor protein, which consist of an endoplasmic reticulum signal sequence, a non-conserved pro-region, a highly ...
Living Interplanetary Flight Experiment - Precursor
... Prior to the Phobos LIFE experiment, a precursor LIFE prototype was flown in 2011 aboard the final flight of Space Shuttle Endeavour, STS-134 ...
Let-7 Micro RNA Precursor
... The Let-7 microRNA precursor was identified from a study of developmental timing in C ... miR-98 microRNA precursor from human is a let-7 family member ... These precursors (pre-miRNAs) are exported to the cytoplasm by exportin5, where they are subsequently processed by the enzyme Dicer to a ~22 nucleotide mature miRNA ...

More definitions of "precursor":

  • (noun): A substance from which another substance is formed (especially by a metabolic reaction).