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v. trans·posed, trans·pos·ing, trans·pos·es
1. To reverse or transfer the order or place of; interchange. See Synonyms at reverse.
2. Mathematics To move (a term) from one side of an algebraic equation to the other side, reversing its sign to maintain equality.
3. Music To write or perform (a composition) in a key other than the original or given key.
4. To render into another language.
5. To alter in form or nature; transform: a diary that was transposed into a novel.
1. Music To write or perform music in a different key.
2. To admit of being transposed.
n. (trăns′pōz′) Mathematics
A matrix formed by interchanging the rows and columns of a given matrix.

[Middle English transposen, to transform, from Old French transposer, alteration (influenced by poser, to put, place) of Latin trānspōnere, to transfer : trāns-, trans- + pōnere, to place; see apo- in Indo-European roots.]

trans·pos′a·ble adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.transposable - capable of changing sequencetransposable - capable of changing sequence  
exchangeable - suitable to be exchanged
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For starters, the genome -- while typical in size -- contains twice as many so-called transposable elements, DNA fragments that can shift position.
the intervention of the holder takes place in 3 phases: - phase 1 which is a phase of framing and appropriation between the various stakeholders (anap, ars, holder), lasting 2 months, - phase 2, which is a phase of support for the implementation of regional deployment actions, lasting 10 months, with indicative information between 17 and 20 days of on-site intervention per region, - phase 3 which is a phase of evaluation of the results and development of a deployment methodology of the project transposable to other ars which extends over 14 months in parallel with phases 1 and 2.
Resistance to the other antibacterial agents may be due to discrete plasmids, transposable genetic elements and genomic islands.
C'est d'ailleurs un postulat transposable pour l'ensemble du champ social : la distinction entre les statuts sociaux se fonde principalement sur le cloisonnement des individus dans differents niveaux informationnels.
The generosity of disciplines and cultures on view gives the sense that the show itself is a transposable ecosystem, one in which raw beauty free from polemics stands as a statement that is bracingly prohumanity.
However, it is possible that variations have arisen as a result of the loss or gain of primer annealing as a result of point mutation, insertion, deletion or transposable elements (Peschke et al.
On peut s'en inspirer, mais il n'est pas transposable en Tunisie, qui a besoin de son propre modele de developpement local".
It is an active transposable element capable of mobilizing this drug-resistant gene at high frequency among Enterobacteriaceae.
This big chunk contained multiple copies of a transposable element, or jumping gene.
There are also more theoretical papers on areas such as metabolism and epigenetics, comparative analysis of gene regulatory networks, synthesis of developmental biology with evolutionary theory, and developmental control of transposable elements and the evolution of higher species.
The physical map of the Psm chromosome was elaborated using mutants obtained by transposable elements similar to and derived from pTndcat (10): pTn5catl and pTn5Spcat (Fig.
Additionally, DNA methylation plays a central role in regulating the expression of transposable elements (TEs) that comprise a large part of the eukaryotic genome (Smith et al.

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