recombination


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re·com·bi·na·tion

 (rē′kŏm-bə-nā′shən)
n.
The natural or artificial rearrangement of genetic material in living organisms or viruses, especially the creation in offspring of sexually reproducing parents of new combinations of genes through the process of crossing over during meiosis.
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recombination

(ˌriːkɒmbɪˈneɪʃən)
n
1. (Genetics) genetics any of several processes by which genetic material of different origins becomes combined. It most commonly occurs between two sets of parental chromosomes during production of germ cells
2. (General Physics) physics the union of free electrons and holes in a semiconductor or of free ions and electrons in a plasma
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re•com•bi•na•tion

(ˌri kɒm bəˈneɪ ʃən)

n.
the formation of new combinations of genes.
[1900–05]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.recombination - (physics) a combining of charges or transfer of electrons in a gas that results in the neutralization of ions; important for ions arising from the passage of high-energy particles
natural philosophy, physics - the science of matter and energy and their interactions; "his favorite subject was physics"
combining, combine - an occurrence that results in things being united
2.recombination - (genetics) a combining of genes or characters different from what they were in the parents
genetic science, genetics - the branch of biology that studies heredity and variation in organisms
combining, combine - an occurrence that results in things being united
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re·com·bi·na·tion

n. recombinación.
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United Kingdom-based AstraZeneca and United States-based MSD have revealed positive results from the Phase III PROfound trial of Lynparza (olaparib) in men with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer who have a homologous recombination repair gene mutation and have progressed on prior treatment with new hormonal anticancer treatments, it was reported yesterday.
(MYGN) announced that the AstraZeneca (AZN) /Merck (MRK) Phase III PROfound study demonstrated that men with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer who tested positive for germline and somatic mutations in homologous recombination repair genes benefitted from treatment with Lynparza, a novel PARP inhibitor.
In the energy conversion process of DSSCs an important source of energy loss, it is the load recombination or dark current, that may occur for two possible factors: the first one may occur with oxidized dye molecules and the second one with redox species in the electrolyte [7].
But, Reuters positions it as "a potential first step toward a recombination of CBS and Viacom."
Therefore, the capability of varying the irradiance in a simulator allows the extraction of ideality factor and recombination current.
It is established that recombination has played a key role in shaping the evolutionary history of L.
Site-specific recombining sequences are short and recombination requires single site of reaction within recombining sequences.10 In a number of instances, site-specific inversion is a simple ON to OFF switching of genes positioned within or neighbouring invertible region.
Efficiently harvesting a larger part of the solar spectrum and controlling charge recombination while maintaining the right nanoscale morphology for efficient charge generation and optimizing molecular organization for charge transport are the current challenges in organic photovoltaic (OPV) research.
Lower resistance of charge pathways and electron-hole recombination rate of photogenerated carriers are necessary for longer electron diffusion length and extending lifetime in Ti[O.sub.2] photoanode and to obtain good collection efficiency [7, 8].
Two major pathways operate in eukaryotic cells in the repair of endogenously or exogenously induced DSBs: nonhomologous end-joining (NHEJ) and homologous recombination (HR).
Viruses belonging to the Circoviridae family are not well studied, and little is known about CIAV recombination events.

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