restriction-site polymorphism


n.

DNA polymorphism in which one of the two nucleotide sequences contains a recognition site for a particular endonuclease but the second lacks such a site.

QUIZZES

THIS WEEK’S WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ IS POSITIVELY FELICIFIC

Do you study our Words of the Day with great assiduity? See how many you remember from March 3 to April 5!
Question 1 of 7
transliterate
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.