semiconservative replication

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semiconservative replication

[¦sem·i·kən′sər·vəd·iv rep·li′kā·shən]
(cell and molecular biology)
Replication of deoxyribonucleic acid by longitudinal separation of the two complementary strands of the molecule, each being conserved and acting as a template for synthesis of a new complementary strand.
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I use the phrase "Euro- Atlantic" to mark two separate, if interdependent, ideological imaginaries and disciplinary acts: first, the Atlantic eclipse of the Mediterranean world in the age of European global colonization, as described in the early work of Fernand Braudel; second, the absorption, by a semiconservative U.
For example, a question that calls for a description of DNA replication should have key words in the response that include semiconservative mechanism, origin of replication, leading strand, lagging strand, and relevant enzymes such as helicase and DNA polymerase; these are some of the terms I would check for in the student's answer.
Two were semiconservative replacements, V1171A and A1280V, and the other 4 were nonconservative, V1166G, Y1181S, R1189T, and A1280E.
Temperature is considered to be a semiconservative tracer and is often used to infer the extent of mixing between diffuse flow and ambient seawater, which is then used to assume the chemical environment (Johnson et al.
1958 Matthew Meselson, Frank Stahl Used isotopes of nitrogen to prove the semiconservative replication of DNA.
Indeed, even with an immediate insight into how DNA might replicate, it was 5 years (1958) until the beautiful Meselson and Stahl experiment (Meselson and Stahl 1958) demonstrated semiconservative DNA replication, as predicted by Watson and Crick.