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Search Results for: reverse transcription

Transcription (biology)

In biology, transcription is the process of transcribing or making a copy of the genetic information stored in a DNA strand... Read More

Reverse transcription

Definition noun The process of making a double stranded DNA molecule from a single stranded RNA template through the enzyme,... Read More

Retrotransposon

Definition noun, plural: retrotransposons A transposon that is amplified via reverse transcription, i.e. the DNA element is... Read More

RNA-dependent DNA polymerase

Definition noun A DNA polymerase enzyme that catalyzes the process of reverse transcription. Supplement This enzyme... Read More

Genetic Information and Protein Synthesis

Genetic Code Genes are sequences of DNA nucleotides that carry and transmit the information specifying amino acid sequences... Read More

Retrovirus

Definition noun, plural: retroviruses Any of the group of viruses in the family Retroviridae. The virus is characterized by... Read More

Primer extension

Definition noun A method that uses the enzyme Reverse Transcriptase (RNA-dependent DNA polymerase) to determine the... Read More

Thymidine

Definition noun plural: thymidines thy·mi·dine, ˈθaɪ mɪˌdin A pyrimidine nucleoside that has thymine attached to... Read More

Deoxythymidine

Definition noun plural: deoxythymidines A pyrimidine nucleoside that has thymine attached to the pentose sugar... Read More

Ltr

Ltr --> long-terminal repeat (Science: molecular biology) identical dna sequences, several hundred nucleotides long,... Read More

Long-terminal repeats

Long-terminal repeat (Science: molecular biology) identical dna sequences, several hundred nucleotides long, found at either... Read More

Complementary DNA

Definition noun A double stranded DNA produced from the messenger RNA synthesis in a reaction catalyzed by an enzymes... Read More

Constitutive heterochromatin banding

Definition noun (cytogenetics) A selective banding technique wherein a banding pattern is produced in the constitutive... Read More