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Genetic recombination



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


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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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?
Replies: 6
Views: 8019

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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How dominance works at the DNA/RNA/protein

... both of which are *identical*. An individual chromosome contains genetic material from *one* parent. ... No. Chromatids are present ONLY during ... the centromere. They would be identical to each other IF there was no recombination... The rest of your reasoning is faulty at best. I’ll try to ...

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by Cat
Fri Oct 05, 2012 1:15 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: How dominance works at the DNA/RNA/protein
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Re: Evolution of complex structures

... evolutionary mechanisms. Evolution happens because of mutations and recombination. Evolution is much more complex than that. You want to know ... about all of the known evolutionary mechanisms not just mutation. See: Genetic drift, gene flow, horizontal gene transfer, molecular drive, saltation, ...

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by Forests
Thu Jul 19, 2012 6:14 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Evolution of complex structures
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Molecular gene (genome) concept scientifically untenable

... and almost simultaneously rediscovered them. Bateson coined the term “genetics” for the then emerging science of heredity in 1906. Subsequently ... mutation [24]. There are several mechanisms such as crossing over (recombination) during meiosis, chromosomal aberrations like deletion, replication, ...

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by PAWahid
Wed May 02, 2012 4:54 am
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Molecular gene (genome) concept scientifically untenable
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