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Rab gene

rab gene

1. (Science: molecular biology) One of the three main groups of ras like genes specifying small GTP-binding proteins (the others are ras and rho). Rab proteins are involved in vesicular traffic and seem to control translocation from donor to acceptor membranes.

2. (Science: cell biology) gene family in plants responsive to abscisic acid: encode proteins of 15-17 kD.


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by jyaron
Sun Sep 06, 2009 4:01 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Mitochondrial Gene Replacement
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by jyaron
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by jyaron
Sat Sep 05, 2009 10:29 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Primer problem
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Primer problem

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by roniadam
Sat Sep 05, 2009 3:10 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
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Re: what is gametes in DNA?

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by canalon
Sat Sep 05, 2009 2:03 am
 
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Topic: what is gametes in DNA?
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