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trans·lo·ca·tion

 (trăns′lō-kā′shən, trănz′-)
n.
1. A change of location.
2. Genetics
a. A transfer of a chromosomal segment to a new position, especially on a nonhomologous chromosome.
b. A chromosomal segment that is translocated.
3. Botany The movement of sap downward and upward within the phloem, bringing nutrients to all living parts of a plant.

translocation

(ˌtrænzləʊˈkeɪʃən)
n
1. (Genetics) genetics the transfer of one part of a chromosome to another part of the same or a different chromosome, resulting in rearrangement of the genes
2. (Botany) botany the transport of minerals, sugars, etc, in solution within a plant
3. a movement from one position or place to another

trans•lo•ca•tion

(ˌtræns loʊˈkeɪ ʃən, ˌtrænz-)

n.
1. a change of location.
2. the movement of a gene or set of genes from one chromosome to another.
3. the conduction of soluble food material from one part of a plant to another.
[1615–25]

translocation

The movement of food through the phloem of a plant.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.translocation - the transport of dissolved material within a plant
biological process, organic process - a process occurring in living organisms
2.translocation - (genetics) an exchange of chromosome parts; "translocations can result in serious congenital disorders"
genetic science, genetics - the branch of biology that studies heredity and variation in organisms
biological process, organic process - a process occurring in living organisms
Translations

trans·lo·ca·tion

n. translocación, desplazamiento de un cromosoma o parte del mismo hacia otro cromosoma.

translocation

n translocación f
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y] mice that were fed Fx, glucose transporter 4 (GLUT4) translocation to plasma membranes from cytosol was promoted.
It said: "In summary, the translocation of these trees presents many logistical difficulties and there has been no preparation works to minimise these diffi-culties.
A translocation from Cousin Island Special Reserve was a great success and the new population has adapted extremely well, with the birds dispersing widely over the island and displaying for mates.
Bacterial translocation is defined as the phenomenon by which organisms or their products escape from the intestinal tract to extra-luminal sites such as mesenteric lymph nodes, liver, spleen and the bloodstream (2).
The conservation and management of saddlebacks (Philesturnus carunculatus) and other New Zealand birds, currently relies on the translocation of individuals to predator-free sites.
But some conservationists do not support translocation of captive deer to the wild.
A spokesman said: "Surveys carried out by a local botanist in 2009, and in 2010 by Natural England, have identified that the translocation has been successful with the establishment of the species and habitats from the original site.
She soon uncovered translocations in other types of leukemia and lymphoma cells, and then, as new technology became available, began to clone the translocation abnormalities, or breakpoints, of these chromosomes and to identify their oncogenes (the mutated genes that help transform a normal cell into a cancerous one).
Brendan Jack, head of Sustainability and Environment, Nakheel Northern Projects, said, 'We are delighted with the success of the coral translocation project at The World.
Individuals with reciprocal translocation (2-way exchange of material between 2 nonhomologous chromosomes, with no net gain or loss of genetic material) are phenotypically normal unless the break-points interrupt or modify the function of a gene or genes (1).
It said "the trial would deliver scientific evidence relating to translocation, assist the protection of endangered ecological communities and threatened species, and inform the debate on humane management of eastern grey kangaroos.