Definition of mischarging in English:

mischarging

noun

  • The linking of a transfer RNA molecule and an amino acid that is not specific to it.

adjective

  • Of transfer RNA: that binds with an amino acid whose codon is not complementary to the transfer RNA anticodon.

Origin

1970s. From mischarge + -ing<br>1970s; earliest use found in Journal of Molecular Biology. From mischarge + -ing.

Pronunciation

mischarging

/ˌmɪsˈtʃɑːdʒɪŋ/