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slipped strand mispairing

John Lackie

in A Dictionary of Biomedicine

Published in print January 2010 | ISBN: 9780199549351
Published online January 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780191727948
slipped strand mispairing

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Mispairing of complementary DNA strands that can occur during replication. If the slippage is forwards then there will be deletion of bases, if backwards then there will be insertion. The phenomenon is most likely when there are ...

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Subjects: Clinical Medicine

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