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Genetic recombination

Definition

noun

The process of forming new allelic combination in offspring by exchanges between genetic materials (as exchange of DNA sequences between DNA molecules).


Supplement

This process is a natural process, such as the crossing over between homologous chromosomes during meiosis. It can also be done artificially by applying genetic engineering techniques.


See also: genetic engineering, meiosis


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I have got some BIG issues! forgive the long post

... acceptor substrate, (H antigen) remains without a further modification. GENETIC PATHWAY OF THE ABO SYSTEM The term secretor, as used in blood banking, ... gametic or linkage disequilibrium (LD) and it is influenced by the low recombination rate in the MHC region. The LD could extend over the whole ...

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by saddy51
Sun Jan 04, 2015 10:39 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: I have got some BIG issues! forgive the long post
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Re: Which has a greater impact of evolution, mutations or genet

... in stating that, within a population of sexually reproducing organisms, genetic recombination produces more genetic variation compared to mutations and thus is a more important ...

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by Cat
Fri Oct 31, 2014 2:26 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Which has a greater impact of evolution, mutations or genet
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Which has a greater impact of evolution, mutations or genet

... biology textbook states that mutations are rare and that large genetic variations in a population of organisms that reproduce sexually is due to genetic recombination. However, this book does not tell me which source of genetic variability, ...

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by alpha78
Sun Oct 19, 2014 2:57 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Which has a greater impact of evolution, mutations or genet
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Why must we avert the genome of Eden?

... of the LUA, which was revealed by quite recent discoveries in genetics. Contrary to earlier expectations the distribution of genes amongst ... The purpose of genders is a bit more theoretical issue. Genetic recombination does not justify the existence of genders, it can work without ...

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by Hunor
Mon Sep 23, 2013 12:08 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Why must we avert the genome of Eden?
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meiome and genome

I thought eukaryote genetic inheritance came simply from the adding together of (recombinant) haploid chromosomes ... sexually reproducing eukaryotes in which homologous chromosome pairing, synapse and recombination occur. In addition to strong meiotic stage-specific expression of mRNA (the ...

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by mattw
Sun May 05, 2013 2:58 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: meiome and genome
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