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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: Chromatin

Before replication there were 23 pairs of molecules, 23 of maternal origin and 23 of paternal origin, plus the maternally-contributed mitochondrial chromosome (which I'll ignore for the rest of this post). Counting chromosomal ...

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by jonmoulton
Thu Sep 04, 2014 3:04 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Chromatin
Replies: 2
Views: 186

Chromosome Differences

I thing handling of large DNA molecule or chomosome may be difficult during replication or mitosis, so small DNA molecule selected during the course of evolution. We can see chromosomes number is usually increased from lower to higher eukaryotes or lower to higher ...

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by josem
Wed Sep 03, 2014 8:47 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Chromosome Differences
Replies: 5
Views: 287

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
Replies: 2
Views: 2759

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
Replies: 24
Views: 54661

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?
Replies: 9
Views: 4405
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