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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.
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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
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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.
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translocation

The movement of food through the phloem of a plant.
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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
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Translations

trans·lo·ca·tion

n. translocación, desplazamiento de un cromosoma o parte del mismo hacia otro cromosoma.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

translocation

n translocación f
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References in periodicals archive ?
Each episode is told through the eyes and experiences of the varied group of experts, partners and collaborators involved in the project, including elephant translocation specialist Kester Vickery; veterinarian Dr Andre Uys; Senior Manager: Ecology and DBCM Properties Piet Oosthuizen; and Zinave National Park Ranger Estevao Chiure.
Translocation is an effective method for maintaining the long-term survival of species endangered by habitat fragmentation and population segregation (Tudge 1991).
Thus, a larger short arm on acrocentric chromosomes warrants further studies in all cases to rule out a translocation especially if it is seen in a patient with intellectual disability or congenital anomalies or both (5).
Emanuel Syndrome (ES) is a genetic disorder caused by the presence of supernumerary derivative (der)(22) translocation(t)(11;22) due to an inherited chromosomal imbalance through 3:1 segregation during meiosis I, of a reciprocal translocation (11;22) from one of the progenitors (1).
The Kenya Wildlife Service has revised its translocation guidelines for wildlife following the botched exercise that resulted in the death of 11 rhinos.
figure By NICHOLAS KOMU After earning flak following the deaths of 11 black rhinos during translocation to Tsavo East National Park in June, the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) has published new guidelines that will inform future translocations.
The translocation of GLUT4 involves various steps and alterations at any of the steps could disrupt GLUT4 translocation to the plasma membrane, resulting results in impaired glucose transport.
States EC1 and EC2 present two successive conformations that are compatible with the initiation of substrate translocation, whereas states ED1 and ED2 capture two consecutive conformations of processive substrate translocation.
The incidence of cholangiocarcinoma with FGFR2 translocation is increasing and is currently estimated at 2,500-3,000 patients in the US, Europe and Japan.
The translocation was launched with great fanfare in late June by Kenya's tourism and wildlife minister, Najib Balala, and the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), which donated a million dollars (860,000 euros) for the project.
BCR-ABL1-like B-lymphoblastic leukemia/lymphoma (B-ALL), also known as Philadelphia (Ph) chromosome-like ALL, is a neoplasm of lymphoblasts committed to the B-lineage, that lack the BCR-ABL1 translocation, but show a pattern of gene expression very similar to that seen in ALL with BCR-ABL1 [2].