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Overview page. Subjects: Dentistry.

1. The placing of a restoration in a tooth, a bridge on abutment teeth, or a prosthesis in the mouth; these normally have a defined path of insertion.

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Insertions

R. J. McKinlay Gardner, Grant R. Sutherland and Lisa G. Shaffer.

in Chromosome Abnormalities and Genetic Counseling

November 2011; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Genetics. 6732 words.

INSERTIONS ARE A TYPE OF TRANSLOCATION: sometimes the expression “insertional translocation” is used. In the common, simple insertion, three breaks are required. The first two...

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insertion

Robert C. King, Pamela K. Mulligan and William D. Stansfield.

in A Dictionary of Genetics

January 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics. 78 words.

a mutation characterized by the addition of genetic material into a genomic nucleotide sequence or a chromosome. Insertions vary in

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Insertions

R. J McKinlay Gardner and David J Amor.

in Gardner and Sutherland's Chromosome Abnormalities and Genetic Counseling

February 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Genetics. 7775 words.

Insertions are a type of translocation, and indeed they are sometimes referred to as “insertional translocation,” “interstitial translocation,” or “nonreciprocal translocation.” Here, a...

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insertion

Overview page. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics.

The addition of one or more base pairs into a DNA molecule; a type of mutation commonly induced by acridine dyes or by mobile insertion sequences (q.v.). See indels.

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insertion

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

The point of attachment of a muscle to a bone or other structure which usually moves during an isotonic muscle action. The insertion is usually distal to the origin.

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insertion

Overview page. Subjects: Dentistry.

1. The placing of a restoration in a tooth, a bridge on abutment teeth, or a prosthesis in the mouth; these normally have a defined path of insertion.

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insertion

Overview page. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.

Placing an artificial satellite or space probe into orbit, commonly around a planet. On interplanetary missions, navigation and course corrections must occur to ensure that the spacecraft...

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insertion mutation

Overview page. Subjects: Chemistry.

Any mutation caused by insertion of an extranumerary nucleotide residue between two successive nucleotide residues in a DNA molecule.

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promoter insertion

John Lackie.

in A Dictionary of Biomedicine

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Clinical Medicine. 27 words.

A form of *insertional mutagenesis in which a host gene is activated by the *long terminal repeat sequence

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insertional mutagenesis

John Lackie.

in A Dictionary of Biomedicine

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Clinical Medicine. 35 words.

Mutation that arises through the insertion of one or more bases. This can be on a large scale, as with

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