site-specific

A term used to describe any process or enzyme which acts at a defined sequence within a DNA or RNA molecule.

Glossary of Biotechnology for Food and Agriculture . 2015.

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  • Site-specific — is used in a range of contexts:In art Site specific artIn molecular biology Site specific recombination …   Wikipedia

  • site-specific — site spe cific adj designed and made to to be used in a particular place, or relating to a particular place ▪ a site specific policy …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • site-specific — /suyt spi sif ik/, adj. created, designed, or selected for a specific site: a site specific sculpture. * * * …   Universalium

  • site-specific — /suyt spi sif ik/, adj. created, designed, or selected for a specific site: a site specific sculpture …   Useful english dictionary

  • site-specific —    See installation …   Glossary of Art Terms

  • site-specific — /ˈsaɪt spəsɪfɪk/ (say suyt spuhsifik) adjective specifically created for a particular area, job, installation, etc …   Australian English dictionary

  • Site-specific art — is artwork created to exist in a certain place. Typically, the artist takes the location into account while planning and creating the artwork. The actual term was promoted and refined by Californian artist Robert Irwin, but it was actually first… …   Wikipedia

  • Site specific theatre — is a performance which can only be done in a particular place or site. The physical constraints and characteristics of the site are used as part of the performance. For example, if a company was doing a piece of historical drama, they may use a… …   Wikipedia

  • Site-specific recombinase technology — Site specific recombinase (SSR) technology allows for the manipulation of genetic material in order to explore gene function. The success of the Human Genome Project has made recombinant DNA technology an inevitable next step in molecular biology …   Wikipedia

  • site-specific mutagenesis — noun The possibility of altering a DNA sequence at a defined position, eg by synthesizing an alternative sequence and reinserting it into the host chromosome • • • Main Entry: ↑site …   Useful english dictionary

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