origin of replication


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origin of replication

[¦är·ə·jən əv ‚rep·lə′kā·shən]
(cell and molecular biology)
The nucleotide sequence from which deoxyribonucleic acid replication begins.
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The key to oriSELECT is that the pMB1 plasmid origin of replication, which is essential for plasmid replication and is found on virtually all plasmids used in the biotechnology industry, acts as the selectable marker.
None of the nucleotide changes in the New Haven strains were mapped to the 4 putative large T-antigen binding sites within the origin of replication (2).
Downstream from the IR, identity was found with a portion of plasmid R751 (positions 9796 to 9947, numbering according to GenBank accession number U67194), located in the vicinity of the oriV vegetative origin of replication.
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