Positional Cloning

Science / Genetics / Positional Cloning: A technique used to identify genes, usually those that are associated with diseases, based on their location on a chromosome.

Oppositional Reading

Technology / Television (TV) / Oppositional Reading: In cultural studies, the interpretation of the text that is wholly contrary to the text's dominant meanings. MORE

Positional Cloning

Science / Genetics / Positional Cloning: A technique used to identify genes, usually those that are associated with diseases, based on their location on a chromosome. MORE

Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)

Life Style / Adoption / Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD): A recurrent pattern of negative, defiant, disobedient and hostile behavior toward authority figures that persists for at least six months. This disorder is characterized by frequent occurrence of at l MORE

Dispositional Hearings

Life Style / Adoption / Dispositional Hearings: Held by the juvenile and family court to determine the disposition of children after cases have been adjudicated, such as whether placement of the child in out-of-home care is necessary and what servi MORE

Cloning

Science / Genetics / Cloning: Using specialized DNA technology to produce multiple, exact copies of a single gene or other segment of DNA to obtain enough material for further study. This process, used by researchers in the Human MORE

Cloning Vector

Science / Genetics / Cloning Vector: Dna molecule originating from a virus, a plasmid, or the cell of a higher organism into which another dna fragment of appropriate size can be integrated without loss of the vectors capacity for self- MORE

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