inverted repeat

Two sequences of nucleotides occurring in one strand, where, relative to the first sequence, the second has complementary bases but in the inverted order. Under appropriate conditions this allows formation of a hairpin loop in the single strand.

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  • inverted repeat — inverted repeat. См. инвертированный повтор. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

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  • инвертированный повтор — inverted repeat, IR инвертированный повтор. Участок молекулы нуклеиновой кислоты, два сегмента которого имеют одинаковую нуклеотидную последовательность, но противоположную ее ориентацию: ... Ц А Ц Т Т Г ... Г Т Т Ц А Ц ... │ │ │ │ │ │ │ │ │ │ │… …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Repeated sequence (DNA) — In the study of DNA sequences, one can distinguish two main types of repeated sequence: Tandem repeats: Satellite DNA Minisatellite Microsatellite Interspersed repeats: SINEs (Short Interspersed Nuclear Elements) LINEs (Long Interspersed Nuclear… …   Wikipedia

  • Nuclear receptor — Crystallographic structure of a heterodimer of the nuclear receptors PPAR γ (green) and RXR α (cyan) bound to double stranded DNA (magenta) and two molecules of the NCOA2 coactivator (red). The PPAR γ antagonist GW9662 and RXR α agonist retinoic… …   Wikipedia

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