Example sentences for: degenerate

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  • The first protocol uses a ligation-mediated PCR strategy (LM-PCR) in which ChIP DNA is ligated to short DNA linkers, and then PCR amplified using the linker sequence for priming [ 4 ] . The second uses a random amplification strategy (R-PCR) in which template DNA is first copied using a specialized primer with degenerate 3' sequence and known 5' sequence, and then PCR amplified using the known 5' sequence for priming [ 5 8 9 ] . In both cases, the PCR steps yield quantities of nucleic acid sufficient for microarray analysis.

  • Initial studies identified a portion of the ifkB gene using degenerate PCR procedures based on the shared sequences of yeast, Drosophila , and mammalian GCN2 proteins.

  • Of these 17 pseudogenes, 15 are recombinationally derived (with introns, in tandem to their functional paralogs), one ( Mgstl-Psi ) is retrotransposed (with a poly(A) tail, lacking introns which its functional paralog possesses), and one is too degenerate to classify definitively.

  • When first published, the Tarzan stories provided a largely American audience of white men and boys with a fantasy version of the ultimate White Guy, the virile aristocrat, who, far from being effete and degenerate, could go Ape as well as Ascot.

  • This is especially true for the degenerate relatives of RSS - cRSS and pseudogene-associated RSS.


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