TITLE

replicon

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1879
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "replicon" is presented. It refers to a part of DNA that includes the "start" and "stop" nucleotide sequences and can replicate as a unit. In a human chromosome, these are genes.
ACCESSION #
21243890

 

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