displacement loop


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displacement loop

[dis′plās·mənt ‚lüp]
(cell and molecular biology)
In circular deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA), a small region in which ribonucleic acid is paired with one strand of DNA, effectively displacing the other DNA strand. Also known as D-loop.
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2008) examined vertical displacement loops as alternate means of assessing typical work-energy potential.
The averaged Displacement loops (Fz-, Fx-, Velocity- and Power-Displacement loops) (Gollhofer et al.
Displacement loops: Fz- (Right top), Fx- (Right bottom), Velocity-(Left top) and Power- (Left bottom) Displacement loops, in Pre (Black solid line), Post 1 (Solid grey line) and Post 2 (Dotted grey line), respectively.