blunt end

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blunt end

In a health care institution, the administrative or bureaucratic apparatus that supports and often directs patient care. Individuals actually providing the care (aides, midlevel pesonnel, nurses, and physicians) are said to work at the “sharp end” of health care.

blunt end

An ending in DNA in which both strands of the molecule stop at the same base-pair so that no single strand protrudes.

blunt end

the terminus of a NUCLEIC ACID DUPLEX, in which the two strands of the MOLECULE are base-paired along their entire length, so that there is no overhanging 3'- or 5' END. It is sometimes called the FLUSH END. see DNA STRUCTURE, RESTRICTION ENZYME. Compare OVERHANGING END.

blunt end

the end of a DNA molecule in which both strands are of the same length.

blunt end ligation
the joining of nucleotides at the end of two duplex DNA molecules.
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During BIR, one broken DNA end is paired with an identical DNA sequence on another chromosome and initiates an unusual type of replication, which proceeds as a migrating bubble and is associated with the accumulation of large amounts of single-strand DNA," she said.
It then performs a chemical reaction on the damaged DNA end, reversing the damage and releasing it so that the broken DNA strand can be welded together with the rest of the double helix.
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