Expressed Sequence Tag (EST)

Science / Genetics / Expressed Sequence Tag (EST): A short strand of dna that is a part of a cdna molecule and can act as identifier of a gene. Used in locating and mapping genes.

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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Other Words for Tag

Tag Adjective Synonyms: name, epithet, label, designation, title, appellation, nickname, handle, moniker
Tag Noun Synonyms: label, name or price tag, mark, marker, tab, ticket, sticker, stub, docket
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Sanger Sequence

Science / Genetics / Sanger Sequence: Plus and minus or 'primed synthesis' method: dna is synthesized so it is radioactively labeled and the reaction terminates specifically at the position corresponding to a given base. MORE

Second Stage Surgery

Health / Dentistry / Second Stage Surgery: In relation to die subperiosteal implant, this refers to die reopening of the tissue, placement of the framework which was constructed, after the first stage surgery. For endosteal submerged implants, MORE

Sequence

Entertainment / Music / Sequence: A successive transposition and repetition of a phrase at different pitches. MORE

Repeat Sequences

Science / Genetics / Repeat Sequences: The length of a nucleotide sequence that is repeated in a tandem cluster. MORE

Regulatory Region Or Sequence

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

Protagonist

Entertainment / Literature / Protagonist: The main character in a work, on whom the author focuses most of the narrative attention. See character. MORE

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