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Related to nick translation: Klenow fragment
a technique in which a bacterial DNA polymerase is used to degrade a single strand of DNA that has been nicked and then to resynthesize that strand, often with labeled nucleoside triphosphates.
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nick translationa process of repairing a NICK in a DNA MOLECULE using the enzyme DNA POLYMERASE. This method is often used in vitro to introduce labelled NUCLEOTIDES into DNA in order to label a DNA PROBE.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005