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Search Results for: telomere

Telomere

Either (free) end of a eukaryotic chromosome; telomeres act as caps to keep the sticky ends of chromosomes from randomly... Read More

Recombination DNA repair

Recombination DNA Repair Definition Recombination DNA repair is a biological reparative process in response to DNA damage... Read More

T-banding

Definition noun (cytogenetics) A modified reverse chromosomal banding technique wherein the telomeres are strongly stained... Read More

Minisatellite

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

Haemophilia

Definition noun A condition that is characterized by uncontrolled bleeding from the mouth, gums, lips, and tongue,... Read More

Microsatellite

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

Zygotene

Definition noun, plural: zygotenes The sub-stage of prophase I of meiosis I in which the homologous chromosomes pair or come... Read More

Heterochromatin

Definition noun Highly condensed, tightly packed form of chromatin, as opposed to the lightly packed... Read More

Hayflick phenomenon

Definition noun The phenomenon characterized by the limited number of times a normal cell population would divide... Read More

Constitutive heterochromatin banding

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

Haemophilia A

Definition noun A form of haemophilia that is caused by a deficiency in blood clotting factor VIII due to a gene defect in... Read More

Degenerative disease

Degenerative Disease Definition A degenerative disease is defined as a disease characterized by the worsening condition due... 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