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Search Results for: transposon

Retrotransposon

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

Transposon

Definition noun, plural: transposons A small segment of DNA that is capable of replicating and inserting copies of DNA at... Read More

Resolvase

Definition noun, plural: resolvases Site-specific recombinase known for its function which is to repress... Read More

Mutagen

Mutagen Definition What is a mutagen? A mutagen is a substance or agent that causes DNA impairment that results in the... Read More

Transposition

Definition noun, plural: transpositions (genetics) The transfer of a segment of DNA from one site to another of a... Read More

Interspersed repeat

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

Gene transfer

Definition noun, plural: gene transfers The transfer of genes between organisms Supplement Gene transfer pertains to the... Read More

Long-terminal repeats

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

Ltr

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

Repetitive DNA

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

Repeated sequences

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