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Definition of TRANSPOSONS

  • A chromosomal segment that can undergo transposition, esp. a segment of bacterial DNA that can be translocated as a whole between chromosomal, phage, and plasmid DNA in the absence of a complementary sequence in the host DNA
  • TRANSPOSON [n]
  • TRANSPOSON, a sequence of DNA capable of moving to different sites in a chromosome [n]