R loop hybridization

R loop hybridization

[¦är ‚lüp ‚hī·brid·ə′zā·shən]
(cell and molecular biology)
A process by which ribonucleic acid is annealed with double-stranded deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA), thus displacing a single DNA strand.
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