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splice

(splīs)
tr.v. spliced, splicing, splices
To join together or insert (segments of DNA or RNA) so as to form new genetic combinations or alter a genetic structure.
n.
A joining by splicing.

splic′er n.

splice

(splīs)
To take two cut pieces and fasten them together; to link two cut segments of DNA.
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Section 3 introduces the basic knowledge about splice site and describes the method and process of our approach.
Primer TE 1/2 was designed to amplify both TERT [alpha]+ splice variants ([alpha]+[beta]+, [alpha]+[beta]-), and TER3 was designed to amplify both [alpha]- splice variants ([alpha]-[beta]+, [alpha]-[beta]-).
Install the splice between the two severed hose ends (Photos 2 and 3).
The mooring and towing of oil rigs and huge ships rely on the strength and durability of thick ropes and the splices that join those ropes.
Cells may remove and splice together different segments of RNA from the same gene, resulting in alternatively spliced gene products.
A vulcanized splice is quiet in operation, will not mark the conveyed product, and is a strong, long-lasting splice.
From rubber compounds and solvents to impression pads and belting material, Georgia Duck-Enerka also offers a complete range of bulk splice materials.
Glued splice joints are possible means of transferring forces from one structural member to another, and are widely used in the aerospace industry.
The transcript level includes information regarding splice variants, aligned ESTs and mRNAs.
And in the Valencia High lab the students actually work with bacteria, splice genes and compare notes with their lab partners while Crissman mills around talking with the young scientists.
It seemed almost too good to be true-a splice that would hold the belt together, allow easy removal of the belt, and would not damage metal parts.
Even if each missed splice caused an average of only 10 minutes of downtime, that could add up to six hours of lost press time per week.