DNA Repair Genes

Science / Genetics / DNA Repair Genes: Genes encoding proteins that correct errors in dna sequencing.

Other Words for Repair

Repair Verb Synonyms: mend, patch (up), renew, put or set right, restore, fix (up), service, put (back) in or into working order, vamp, revamp, adjust
Repair Noun Synonyms: mend, patch, restoration, fixing (up), servicing, improvement, adjustment, renovation, revamping, renewal


Science / Biology / Oncogenes: Genes that can activate cell division in cells that normally do not divide or do so only slowly. A gene that when over-expressed leads to cancer, but which normally functions in cell division. MORE


Entertainment / Literature / Monogenesis: The theory that, if two similar stories, words, or images appear in two different geographic regions or languages, they are actually related to each other rather than appearing independently. Either o MORE


Science / Biology / Oogenesis: The production of ova. The development of a diploid cell into a haploid ovum or egg cell. MORE

Osteogenesis Imperfecta

Science / Genetics / Osteogenesis Imperfecta: A condition also known as brittle bone disease: characterized by a triangular shaped face with yellowish brown teeth, short stature and stunted growth, scoliosis, high pitched voice, excessive sweatin MORE


Science / Genetics / Parthenogenesis: The development of an individual from an egg without fertilization. MORE

Mitochondrial DNA

Science / Genetics / Mitochondrial DNA: The genetic material found in mitochondria, the organelles that generate energy for the cell. Not inherited in the same fashion as nucleic dna. MORE