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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

Reverse transcriptase

Definition noun A DNA polymerase enzyme that catalyzes the process of reverse transcription. Supplement Reverse... 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

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

Complementary DNA

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

Ltr

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

Constitutive heterochromatin banding

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

Long-terminal repeats

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