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transposase


Enzyme encoded by many types of transposable elements that is required for their transposition. The enzyme makes single-strand breaks at each end of the transposable element and on either side of the target sequence where the element inserts. © 2005 by W. H. Freeman and Company. All rights reserved. Pierce, B. Genetics: A conceptual approa [..]
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transposase


Enzymes that recombine DNA segments by a process which involves the formation of a Synapse between two DNA helices, the cleavage of single strands from each DNA helix and the Ligation of a DNA strand [..]
Source: online-medical-dictionary.org

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transposase


An enzyme involved in the transfer of transposons within a genome.
Source: dddmag.com

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transposase


(enzyme) An enzyme required for the transposition of transposons.
Source: en.wiktionary.org

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transposase


(French : transposase) Enzyme coded by a gene carried by a transposable involved in the transposition. Transposition
Source: atlasgeneticsoncology.org

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transposase


A enzyme encoded by the IS
Source: archaeologyinfo.com

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