The way in which a cell corrects potentially damaging or mutagenic errors in its DNA. (See mutagen.) DNA bases may be directly replaced by enzymes, or part of a strand may be replaced by enzymes using its opposite, paired strand as a template.
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Using standard methods, the cost of printing DNA could run upwards of a billion dollars or more, depending on the strand.
Through his company, consumers will be able to cheaply make custom DNA strands, including what Heinz calls “creatures.”
DNA tests were used to confirm Albert's status as father in both cases, following protracted legal battles.Princess Charlene Gives Birth To Twins Gabriella and Jacques|Tom Sykes|December 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The at-home genetics testing company 23andme, established in 2006, helps people learn more about their “DNA relatives.”
Having just crossed the country in coach, I needed instant spiritual repair.
A lineman was sent out to repair it under escort of civil guards, who were forced by the rebels to retire.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
Gourges fitted out three vessels and 150 soldiers at his own expense to revenge their death, and repair the honor of his nation.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
The third boat and kite had been damaged beyond repair, but the two left were sufficient.The Giant of the North|R.M. Ballantyne
If mistakes are made they happen rarely and the resources of the accepting houses are easily able to repair the damage.Readings in Money and Banking|Chester Arthur Phillips
Several of the organs constructed by his firm are in use to-day and are in a good state of repair.The Recent Revolution in Organ Building|George Laing Miller