conserved sequence

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conserved sequence

[kən′sərvd ′sē·kwəns]
(evolution)
A sequence of nucleotides in genetic material or of amino acids in a polypeptide chain that has changed only slightly or not at all during an evolutionary period of time.
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Hammerhead ribozymes, as based on the Haseloff and Gerlach model (Nature, 1988), consist of a catalytic core made up of a highly conserved sequence of 24 nucleotides that cleave substrate RNAs.
Our genomic imprinting study focused on highly conserved sequence characteristics in the set of particular species being studied.
These reagents contain shorter highly conserved sequence regions improving assay specificity, and the probes are non-cleavable which allows post-PCR melt curve analysis.
A DNA microarray with highly conserved sequences from >1,000 viruses was selected to screen for known and novel viruses (3).
The partial 3D regions of all 6 bovine kobuviruses exhibited highly conserved sequences of 99.
Because primers are designed using highly conserved sequences, the ITS primers will likely amplify in all oyster species and hence provide possible detection and identification of new or unknown species.
The compound consists of multiple individual, chemically modified, siRNA sequences which target highly conserved sequences in the Hepatitis C viral genome.

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