Translocation

Science / Biology / Translocation: 1) The movement of a segment from one chromosome to another without altering the number of chromosomes. 2) the movement of fiuids through the phloem from one part of a plant to another, with the direction of movement depending on the pressure gradients between source and sink regions.

Reciprocal Translocation

Science / Genetics / Reciprocal Translocation: When a pair of chromosomes exchange exactly the same length and area of dna. Results in a shuffling of genes. MORE

Down Syndrome

Science / Genetics / Down Syndrome: A type of mental deficiency due to trisomy (three copies) of autosome 21, a translocation of 21 or mosaicism. MORE

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