Definition of Alu

1. Initialism. (context computing electronics) arithmetic logic unit. ¹



2. Initialism. Abbreviated Line-Up. ¹

3. Initialism. aluminium. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Alu

1. 1. Type II restriction endonuclease, isolated from Arthrobacter luteus. The recognition sequence is 5' AG/CT 3'. 2. Alu sequences are highly repetitive sequences found in large numbers 100-500,000) in the human genome and that are cleaved more than once within each sequence by the Alu endonuclease. The Alu sequences look like DNA copies of mRNA because they have a 3' poly A tail and flanking repeats. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (22 Feb 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Alu

Althea officinalis
Althea rosea
Althing
Althusserian
Altmanesque
Altmann's anilin-acid fuchsin stain
Altmann's fixative
Altmann's granule
Altmann's theory
Altmann-Gersh method
Alton
Alton Glenn Miller
Altoona
Alts
Altus
Alu
Alu sequences
Alucard
Alumu
Alumu-Tesu
Alune
Alupent
Aluredian
Alutiiq
Alutor
Alvar Aalto
Alven
Alvin
Alvin Ailey
Alvina

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