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Search Results for: repeated sequences

Repeated sequences

Definition noun (molecular biology) Multiple copies of nucleotide sequences in the nucleic acids (i.e. DNA or RNA)... Read More

Tandem repeat

Definition noun, plural: tandem repeats (molecular biology) A type of repeated sequence in which the copies are repeated one... Read More

Repetitive DNA

Definition noun (molecular biology) Repetitive nucleotide sequences in the DNA throughout the genome Supplement The... Read More

Interspersed repeat

Definition noun, plural: interspersed repeats A type of repeated sequence in which the copies are dispersed throughout the... Read More

Microsatellite

Definition noun, plural: microsatellites (molecular biology) A tandem repeat ranging in length from 1 to 6 base pairs,... Read More

Minisatellite

Definition noun, plural: minisatellites (molecular biology) A tandem repeat ranging in length from 10 to 60 base pairs,... Read More

Satellite DNA

Definition noun, plural: satellite DNAs (molecular biology) A portion of the DNA of a genome consisting of tandemly... Read More

Chromosome

Chromosomes Definition Chromosomes are the thread-like structure present in the nucleus of plant and animal cells.... Read More

Replication

Replication, in the general sense, is to create a copy or a duplicate. Thus, in biology, replication is commonly associated... Read More

Hunting reaction

Hunting reaction An unusual reaction of digital blood vessels exposed to cold; vasoconstriction is alternated with... Read More

Polypeptide

Polypeptide Definition Biology What are polypeptides? A polypeptide is defined as a polymer of amino acids joined together... Read More