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.

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

re•com•bi•na•tion

(ˌri kɒm bəˈneɪ ʃən)

n.
the formation of new combinations of genes.
[1900–05]
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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This chimeric virus presumably resulted from a recombination event.
This process, known as recombination, also helps chromosomes stick together in pairs until it is time to separate during egg and sperm production.
While almost every genetic map built so far has been developed from people of European ancestry, this new map is the first constructed from African American recombination genomic data.
Mola showed, by means of computational methods, that using QD layers of different sizes in solar cell active zone alongside the recombination time of carriers at QD affects the improvement of InxGa1-xN/GaN QD solar cells efficiency.
Topics include discussions of research in the following areas: an introduction to gene mapping, phylogenetics in the face of lteral gene transfers, the role of recombination in the post-genomic era, genomic DNA rearrangement in the brain, natural genetic recombination of pathogens, the extent and limits of genetic recombination, and homologous recombination and innocuous intron elimination.
The invention system is based on the recombination of transfected sequences by FLP, a recombinase derived from Saccharomyces.
These results may contribute to a better understanding of rates of recombination in genes, as well as provide a basis for future epidemiological studies.
Because these engineered chromosomes are multipoint translocations, they may disassemble by recombination in hybrids with wheats carrying either the original 1RS chromosome arm or those with normal 1BS arms.
But, Reuters positions it as "a potential first step toward a recombination of CBS and Viacom.
Site-specific recombining sequences are short and recombination requires single site of reaction within recombining sequences.
Homologous recombination occurs frequently in GBS and can involve vast areas of the genome in some lineages (8,9).
patent 9,458,439 claims the method of introducing chromosomal modifications at a locus by induction of double-stranded DNA cleavage using a chimeric restriction endonuclease and non-homologous end joining recombination (NHEJ).

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