Definition of Restriction site

1. Noun. The specific sites at which a restriction enzyme will cleave DNA.

Generic synonyms: Site, Situation



Medical Definition of Restriction site

1. A sequence in DNA that can be recognised and cut by a specific restriction enzyme. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Restriction Site

restrictedly
restricting
restriction
restriction-site polymorphism
restriction endonuclease
restriction enzyme
restriction enzyme cutting site
restriction enzymes
restriction fragment
restriction length polymorphism
restriction map
restriction mapping
restriction methylation
restriction nuclease
restriction site (current term)
restrictionary
restrictionism
restrictionisms
restrictionist
restrictionists
restrictionless
restrictions
restrictive
restrictive cardiomyopathy
restrictive clause
restrictive covenant
restrictive practices
restrictive temperature
restrictively

Literary usage of Restriction site

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1. Statistics in Molecular Biology and Genetics: Selected Proceedings of a 1997 by Françoise Seillier-Moiseiwitsch (1999)
"This statistical parsimony method is compatible with either nucleotide sequence or restriction site data. The method sets a statistical criterion for the ..."

2. Biotechnology: Genetic Engineering for Crop Plant Improvement, Bibliography by Robert Warmbrodt (1995)
"A new restriction site was engineered in the cloned gene coding for the large subunit polypeptide of ri bul ose 1,-bisphosphate carboxylase (Rubisco) of the ..."

3. Application of Rflp & Rapd Molecular Technologies to Plant Breeding: A edited by Andrew Kalinski (1994)
"A chloroplast DNA restriction site analysis of sect Skinnera and two outgroup sections was performed, generating a single tree depicting maternal ..."

4. Children's Environmental Health Research: Indoor Mold and Children's Health edited by Allen Dearry, Gwen Collman (2000)
"None of the women were homozygous for the restriction site (CYP1A1 ... The remaining 126 (80%) of the infants did not have the restriction site (GYP 1 Al ..."

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