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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.


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


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Main Factors that Affect Clinical Consequence of Toxicity

... Exposure Duration and frequency of exposure are important factors that influence the toxicity process.The route of exposure can affect absorption, translocation, and perhaps metabolic pathways. Exposure of a toxicant to periods of stress and food intake may also be a factor. After ingestion of ...

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by 2444256703
Thu Jan 29, 2015 7:30 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Main Factors that Affect Clinical Consequence of Toxicity
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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: 29857

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: 29857

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?
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Views: 29857

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
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