translocation


translocation
Rearrangement of a chromosome in which a segment is moved from one location to another, either within the same chromosome or to another chromosome. This is sometimes reciprocal, when one fragment is exchanged for another.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • translocation — [ trɑ̃slɔkasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1941; angl. translocation; de trans et lat. locatio 1 ♦ Chir. Modification du trajet d un tendon pour en changer la fonction. 2 ♦ Biol. Anomalie génétique due à la cassure d un segment de chromosome puis à son transfert… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Translocation — may refer to: * Chromosomal translocation in genetics * Transport of food through phloem in plants * Transport of systemic pesticides through xylem or (sometimes) phloem in plants * Protein translocation, a process in protein biosynthesis *… …   Wikipedia

  • Translocation — Trans lo*ca tion, n. [Pref. trans + location.] removal of things from one place to another; substitution of one thing for another. [1913 Webster] There happened certain translocations at the deluge. Woodward. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • translocation — translocation. См. транслокация. (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.

  • translocation — translocation. См. транслокация целого плеча. (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.

  • Translocation — (v. lat.), 1) Ortsveränderung, Versetzung; bes. 2) Versetzung aus einer Schulklasse in die andere; geschieht gewöhnlich nach größern Prüfungen zu Ostern u. Michaelis od. jährlich. 3) Versetzung eines Pfründners auf eine andere geistliche Pfründe …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • translocation — index carriage, extradition, removal, transmittal Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • translocation — (n.) 1620s, from TRANS (Cf. trans ) + LOCATION (Cf. location) …   Etymology dictionary

  • translocation — [trans΄lō kā′shən, tranz΄lō kā′shən] n. 1. an act or instance of translocating 2. Bot. the transport of organic food materials in solution through tissues from one part of a plant to another 3. Genetics the transfer of a portion of a chromosome… …   English World dictionary

  • Translocation — Dans le domaine de la génétique, la translocation de chromosomes est un échange de matériel chromosomique entre des chromosomes non homologues, c est à dire n appartenant pas à la même paire. Si la translocation n’entraîne pas de perte de… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • translocation — 1. Transposition of two segments between nonhomologous chromosomes as a result of abnormal breakage and refusion of reciprocal segments. 2. Transport of a metabolite across a biomembrane. [trans + L. location, placement, fr. loco, to place]… …   Medical dictionary


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