nonreciprocal recombination

nonreciprocal recombination

a RECOMBINATION process in which the recombinant products result from transfer of genetic material from the donor DNA molecule to the recipient, without the reciprocal transfer. Compare RECIPROCAL RECOMBINATION.
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The first mechanism undergoes nonreciprocal recombination of genes present at silent loci (archival) from linear plasmid to Vlp7 expressed loci present near telomeric regions of plasmid Ip28-1.
The same mechanism used for gene conversion on the Y can result in nonreciprocal recombination between two arms of the palindromes (Lange et al.