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Translocation

Definition

noun

(1) A change of location; displacement; a transfer of location.

(2) (genetics) Chromosomal translocation, that is a chromosomal segment is moved from one position to another, either within the same chromosome or to another chromosome.

(3) (botany) Transport of soluble food material from one plant to another via phloem or xylem.

(4) (conservation) The transport and release of plant, animal or habitat from one location to another.


Supplement

Word origin: Latin trāns (across, beyond, through) + Latin locātiōn- (a placing).
Related forms: translocate (verb)


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Re: Re:

You are right and wrong at the same time. Translocation and duplication take place - fact. This can result in a new trait - fact. However, we talking about the SAME (already present in the gene pool) DNA material. "This extraneous DNA, if ...

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by thoffnagle
Mon Jul 01, 2013 4:37 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Is evolution as simple as we think?
Replies: 38
Views: 15952

Re: Re:

You are right and wrong at the same time. Translocation and duplication take place - fact. This can result in a new trait - fact. However, we talking about the SAME (already present in the gene pool) DNA material. What you say above does not ...

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by biohazard
Mon Jul 01, 2013 6:46 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Is evolution as simple as we think?
Replies: 38
Views: 15952

Re: Re:

... correct that the "genes/alleles were already there in the gene pool." They may not have been. You are right and wrong at the same time. Translocation and duplication take place - fact. This can result in a new trait - fact. However, we talking about the SAME (already present in the gene ...

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by Cat
Sun Jun 30, 2013 3:42 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Is evolution as simple as we think?
Replies: 38
Views: 15952

Re: aneuploidy and polyploidy

... are different types (monosomy and trisomy) and it can occur in sex chromosomes or autosomes...AND there are different causes (non-disjunction, translocation errors, mitosis separation failures in early embryos). Plus there are a whole range of syndromes associated with each of these types (i.e. ...

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by carmodyf
Thu Oct 11, 2012 4:36 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: aneuploidy and polyploidy
Replies: 2
Views: 3409

cancers, chromosome mutations

chromosome mutations can be deletion, duplication, inversion or translocation Over-division isn't always caused by altered DNA sequences that code for altered proteins that do not perform their jobs, it can be caused by the same protein being present in ...

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by wildfunguy
Thu Aug 16, 2012 7:02 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: cancers, chromosome mutations
Replies: 6
Views: 5373
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