minichromosome


minichromosome
(1) Certain viruses complex with the histones of the host eukaryote cells they have infected to form a chromatin structure resembling a small chromosome.
(2) A plasmid that contains a chromosomal origin of replication.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • minichromosome — minichromosome. См. мини хромосома. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Minichromosome — A minichromosome is a small chromatin like structure which resembles a tiny chromosome. It is formed when a virus s DNA binds to one or more histones of a host. See also Minichromosome maintenance proteins External links Def. at Dictionary of… …   Wikipedia

  • minichromosome — noun A structure, resembling chromatin, formed from the DNA of a virus and histones from the host …   Wiktionary

  • minichromosome — mini·chro·mo·some (min″e kroґmə sōm) [mini + chromosome] 1. a chromatin structure resembling a small chromosome, formed by certain viruses when they infect eukaryotic cells and composed of viral DNA complexed with host histones. 2 …   Medical dictionary

  • Minichromosome maintenance — MCM2/3/5 family Structure of MCM from archaeal M. Thermoautotrophicum.[1] Identifiers Symbol …   Wikipedia

  • MCM10 — Minichromosome maintenance complex component 10 Identifiers Symbols MCM10; CNA43; DNA43; MGC126776 External IDs …   Wikipedia

  • мини-хромосома — minichromosome мини хромосома. Kольцевая молекула ДНК некоторых вирусов (или прокариот, или цитоплазматическая ДНК эукариот например, дрожжей), упакованная в серию нуклеосом <nucleosome>. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь… …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • MCM7 — minichromosome maintenance deficient 7 (S. cerevisiae), also known as MCM7, is a human gene. PBB Summary section title = summary text = The protein encoded by this gene is one of the highly conserved mini chromosome maintenance proteins (MCM)… …   Wikipedia

  • MCM2 — minichromosome maintenance deficient 2, mitotin (S. cerevisiae), also known as MCM2, is a human gene. PBB Summary section title = summary text = The protein encoded by this gene is one of the highly conserved mini chromosome maintenance proteins… …   Wikipedia

  • MCM5 — minichromosome maintenance deficient 5, cell division cycle 46 (S. cerevisiae), also known as MCM5, is a human gene.cite web | title = Entrez Gene: MCM5 MCM5 minichromosome maintenance deficient 5, cell division cycle 46 (S. cerevisiae)| url =… …   Wikipedia


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