transposase


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trans·pos·ase

(trans-pōz'ās),
An enzyme that is required for transposition of DNA segments.
[L. trans-pono, pp. trans-positum, to set across, transfer, + -ase]

transposase

[trans′pəzās]
an enzyme involved in the movement of a DNA fragment from one site in the genome to another.

trans·pos·ase

(trans-pōz'ās)
An enzyme that is required for transposition of DNA segments.
[L. trans-pono, pp. trans-positum, to set across, transfer, + -ase]

transposase

an enzyme that acts on transposable elements in DNA mutagenesis.
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Transposagen tested over 2 million variations of the piggyBacTM transposase enzyme and discovered versions of the enzyme that are more than 10 times more active than the version found in nature.
After excluding single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in genes annotated as PE/PPE, integrase, transposase, or phage and SNPs that showed an ambiguous base call, we kept 12,920 high-confidence variable positions for downstream analysis.
This technology uses a transposase enzyme complexed with a transposon, which, in this case, contains Illumina adapters (product data sheet).
2010) together with transposase mRNA (36 ng/[mu]L), and the injected embryos were raised to adulthood.
The PiggyBac process involves shipping cargos of genetic material - called transposons - around the genome using an engine known as a transposase.
They possess an enzyme called a transposase which enables them to cut-and-paste themselves into new sites in the genome.
We are constructing both a piggyBac vector and transposase source for transformation into the Zebrafish, Danio rerio, by the microinjection method.
Elements of Class II transpose via DNA intermediate catalyzed by transposase encoded by autonomous element.
Some naturally occurring control systems are based on this mechanism, such as the control the expression of the transposase of IS10 in bacteria (Ma & Simons 1990) or the N-myc gene in human cells (Krystal et al.
The transposon, which in this study consists of DNA engineered from a fish gene, encodes an enzyme called transposase.
While piggyBac relies on what's called a transposase enzyme to help it move, tagalong lacks this enzyme and relies on something else to help it travel.