restriction-site polymorphism

re·stric·tion-·site pol·y·mor·phism

DNA polymorphism in which the sequence of one form of the polymorphism contains a recognition site for a particular endonuclease, but the sequence of the other form lacks such a site.

re·stric·tion-site pol·y·mor·phism

(rĕ-strik'shŭn-sīt pol'ē-mōrf'izm)
DNA polymorphism in which the sequence of one form of the polymorphism contains a recognition site for a particular endonuclease, but the sequence of the other form lacks such a site.
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DNA restriction-site polymorphisms associated with the alpha 1-antitrypsin gene.