semiconservative love

semiconservative

Definitions

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  • adj. Describing the process of DNA replication in which the two strands of the molecule separate, each acting as a template for the formation of a complementary new strand.

Etymologies

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semi- +‎ conservative

Examples

  • Meanwhile Brownlee has a nice victory story in his settlement against the Oxycontin makers – the kind of accessible story that can be spun to semiconservative NoVa voters pretty well.

    Waldo Jaquith - Brownlee resigning.

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