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recombinant

Genetics
1. produced by the combining of genetic material from more than one origin
2. a chromosome, cell, organism, etc., the genetic makeup of which results from recombination

recombinant

[rē′käm·bə·nənt]
(genetics)
Any new cell, individual, or molecule that is produced in the laboratory by recombinant deoxyribonucleic acid technology or that arises naturally as a result of recombination.
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For NoV genogroup I, the aforementioned WUG1 (10) was identified as a recombinant (Table), and 2 other strains (NLV/BS5/98/DE, AF093797 and NoV/Saitama KU80GI/99/JP, AB058541) could not be ruled out as recombinants because their polymerase sequences did not cluster with any other strains.
Close relationships were found between sections of the identified recombinants (underlined in Table).
The close geographic relationship of recombinants that share sequences in only 1 part of their genome may indicate the source location of the recombination event.
Strains that did not cluster with the same group of viruses in both trees were considered putative recombinant strains.
In a recent study, we genetically and antigenically analyzed two recombinant norovirus strains (13).
While the genetic analysis for Mc10 and C12 identified a possible recombinant sapovirus strain, the analysis does not clarify which of the two strains was the parent strain and which was the progeny strain.

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