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British Dictionary definitions for jumping genes
a fragment of nucleic acid, such as a plasmid or a transposon, that can become incorporated into the DNA of a cell
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Science definitions for jumping genes
[ jŭm′pĭng ]
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Culture definitions for jumping genes
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