Endonuclease Restriction Enzyme

Science / Genetics / Endonuclease Restriction Enzyme: A protein that recognizes specific, short nucleotide sequences and cuts dna at those sites. Bacteria contain over 400 such enzymes that recognize and cut more than 100 different dna sequences.

Other Words for Restriction

Restriction Noun Synonyms: condition, provision, proviso, qualification, stipulation
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One Gene, One Enzyme Hypothesis

Science / Biology / One Gene, One Enzyme Hypothesis: Holds that a single gene controls the production, specificity, and activity of each enzyme in a metabolic pathway. Thus, mutation of such a gene changes the ability of the cell to carry out a particul MORE

Macrorestriction Map

Science / Genetics / Macrorestriction Map: Map depicting the order of and distance between sites at which restriction enzymes cleave chromosomes. MORE

Long-Range Restriction Mapping

Science / Genetics / Long-Range Restriction Mapping: Restriction enzymes are proteins that cut dna at precise locations. Restriction maps depict the chromosomal positions of restriction-enzyme cutting sites. These are used as biochemical 'signposts,' or MORE

Quantitative Restrictions

Business / Agriculture / Quantitative Restrictions: Quantitative restrictions are limitations on the quantity or value of a product that may be permitted to enter a country. They are probably the most familiar of the nontariff barriers and include quot MORE

Restriction Enzyme Cutting Site

Science / Genetics / Restriction Enzyme Cutting Site: A specific nucleotide sequence of dna at which a particular restriction enzyme cuts the dna. Some sites occur frequently in dna (e.g., every several hundred base pairs), others much less frequently (r MORE

Restriction-Enzyme Cutting Site

Science / Genetics / Restriction-Enzyme Cutting Site: A specific nucleotide sequence of dna at which a particular restriction enzyme cuts the dna. Some sites occur frequently in dna (e.g., every several hundred base pairs): others much less frequently (r MORE

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