Base Sequence

Science / Genetics / Base Sequence: A partnership of organic bases found in dna and rna: adenine forms a base pair with thymine (or uracil) and guanine with cytosine in a double-stranded nucleic acid molecule.

Other Words for Base

Base Adjective Synonyms: low, undignified, cowardly, selfish, mean, despicable, contemptible, filthy, evil
Base Noun Synonyms: bottom, foot, support, stand, pedestal
Base Verb Synonyms: establish, found, secure, build, ground, anchor, fix, hinge, form, derive, draw
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Other Words for Sequence

Sequence Noun Synonyms: succession, progression, order, series, chain, string, course, cycle, arrangement, organization, train, line, set, run, concatenation, system
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Tandem Repeat Sequences

Science / Genetics / Tandem Repeat Sequences: Multiple copies of the same base sequence on a chromosome: used as markers in physical mapping. MORE

Sequence Tagged Site (STS)

Science / Genetics / Sequence Tagged Site (STS): Short (200 to 500 base pairs) dna sequence that has a single occurrence in the human genome and whose location and base sequence are known. Detectable by polymerase chain reaction, stss are useful for MORE

Conserved Sequence

Science / Genetics / Conserved Sequence: A base sequence in a dna molecule (or an amino acid sequence in a protein) that has remained essentially unchanged throughout evolution. MORE

Complementary Sequence

Science / Genetics / Complementary Sequence: Nucleic acid base sequence that can form a double-stranded structure with another dna fragment by following base-pairing rules (a pairs with t and c with g). The complementary sequence to gtac for exa MORE

DNA Sequence

Science / Genetics / DNA Sequence: The relative order of base pairs, whether in a fragment of dna, a gene, a chromosome, or an entire genome. See base sequence analysis. MORE

Regulatory Region Or Sequence

Science / Genetics / Regulatory Region Or Sequence: A dna base sequence that controls gene expression. MORE

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