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down·stream

adv or adj :  in the same direction along a molecule of DNA or RNA as that in which transcription and translation take place and toward the end having a hydroxyl group attached to the position labeled 3' in the terminal nucleotide <225 nucleotides from the structural gene -H. G. Khorana>  - compare UPSTREAM  .
 
 

 
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