recombinase

[ rē-kŏmbə-nās′, -nāz′ ]

n.

An enzyme that catalyzes genetic recombination.

Nearby words

  1. recollected,
  2. recollection,
  3. recombinant,
  4. recombinant dna,
  5. recombinant dna technology,
  6. recombination,
  7. recombine,
  8. recommence,
  9. recommend,
  10. recommendation


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