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Replication

Definition

noun

(1) (genetics) The process of duplicating or producing an exact copy of a polynucleotide strand such as DNA.

(2) (general) The process of duplicating or replicating, as a procedure in scientific experiments.

(3) (general) The act or process of generating a copy; reproduction.


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Word origin: from Latin replicātiō (a folding back)

Synonym(s):

  • duplication (general)
  • repetition (general)

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Re: Totipotent Stem Cell From Molecular Components

... this case of my own DNA). I then separate the chromosomes using differential centrifugation. Next I put it in an incubator with the same DNA replication enzymes as the ones in the cell at human body conditions and leave it there for 1 week where it replicates at a pace of once every 8 2/3 ...

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by caters
Fri Aug 01, 2014 1:42 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Totipotent Stem Cell From Molecular Components
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Re: Is DNA living or non-living thing?? get the answer here

... לה אנרגיה. אכול או היאכל. Evolution Derives From Gravity The quantity of mass in the universe is constant since the universe started its last self-replication, since its last singularity, its last pre-big bang re-birth conception. All Science Disciplines derive from, start and end, evolve and survive ...

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by Dov Henis
Fri Jul 04, 2014 8:00 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Is DNA living or non-living thing?? get the answer here
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Re: How did endosymbionts coordinate replication?

This came in email today: http://www.biotechniques.com/news/Beyond-The-Powerhouse/biotechniques-352247.html

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by jonmoulton
Wed Jun 11, 2014 10:22 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: How did endosymbionts coordinate replication?
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Re: How did endosymbionts coordinate replication?

Regarding the regulation of replication of mitochondria, this paper discusses an influence of tumor necrosis factor alpha on mitochondrial replication while exploring the effect of adenosine on that regulatory system. http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0098459 ...

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by jonmoulton
Wed Jun 11, 2014 2:08 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: How did endosymbionts coordinate replication?
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No "beginning-replication problem" on leading strand?

Replication of the leading strand begins at the origins and from those a continuous strand is produced until meeting replicating fork from another direction or end of the strand. The primer is removed by Okazaki fragment going ...

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by JackBean
Tue May 13, 2014 4:55 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: No "beginning-replication problem" on leading strand?
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