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1. p20-ARC One of the subunits of ARP2/3. 2. p20-CGGBP (CGG-binding protein1) A protein that binds to the unmethylated form of the trinucleotide repeat ...

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A Dictionary of Biomedicine (2 ed.)

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2019

...p20 1. p20-ARC One of the subunits of ARP2/3 . 2. p20-CGGBP (CGG-binding protein1) A protein that binds to the unmethylated form of the trinucleotide repeat in the 5′ UTR that is a feature of fragile X syndrome . 3. p20-CCAAT enhancer-binding protein β ‎ ( CEBP β ‎), a truncated C/EBP β ‎...

male symbol P

male symbol P  

The zodiac sign for Mars, the Roman god of war. The sign represents a shield and spear.
end labeling

end labeling  

The attachment of a radioactive chemical (usually 32P) to the 5′ or 3′ end of a DNA strand.
P:O ratio

P:O ratio  

The number of atoms of phosphorus (i.e. as phosphate) incorporated as ATP per molecule of oxygen (O2) consumed during oxidative phosphorylation in aerobically respiring cells. Traditionally, ...
dominance variance

dominance variance  

Genetic variance for a polygenic trait in a given population attributed to the dominance effects of contributory genes.
bidirectional replication

bidirectional replication  

A mechanism of DNA replication involving two replication forks moving in opposite directions away from the same origin.
background genotype

background genotype  

The genotype of the organism in addition to the genetic loci primarily responsible for the phenotype under study.
anastral mitosis

anastral mitosis  

The type of mitosis characteristically found in plants. A spindle forms, but no centrioles or asters are observed.
adenylcyclase

adenylcyclase  

The enzyme that catalyzes the conversion of ATP into cyclic AMP (q.v.). Also called adenylate cyclase. See adenosine phosphate.
age-dependent selection

age-dependent selection  

Selection in which the values for relative fitness of different genotypes vary with the age of the individual.
actinomycin D

actinomycin D  

An antibiotic produced by Streptomyces chrysomallus that prevents the transcription of messenger RNA. See RNA polymerase.Actinomycin D
dichogamous

dichogamous  

Referring to flowers or hermaphroditic animals characterized by male and female sex organs that become mature at different times.
ascidian

ascidian  

A name given to a group of marine filter feeders, each enclosed in a tough sac. See Ciona intestinalis.
excisionase

excisionase  

An enzyme required (in cooperation with an integrase) for deintegration of prophage from the chromosome of its bacterial host.
exogenous virus

exogenous virus  

A virus that replicates vegetatively (productively in lytic cycle) and is not vertically transmitted in a gametic genome.
E1, E2, E3

E1, E2, E3  

The first, second, and third generation of organisms following some experimental manipulation, such as irradiation with x-rays.
dependent differentiation

dependent differentiation  

Differentiation of an embryonic tissue caused by a stimulus coming from other tissue and dependent on that stimulus.
progenitor

progenitor  

A person or organism from which a person, animal, or plant is descended or originates; an ancestor or parent.
puparium formation

puparium formation  

The formation of a pupal case by the tanning of the skin molted from the last-in-star larval insect.

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