Synonyms

1. gene-splicing

noun. the technology of preparing recombinant DNA in vitro by cutting up DNA molecules and splicing together fragments from more than one organism.

Synonyms

  • biotech
  • biotechnology
  • recombinant DNA technology

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Words that Rhyme with Gene Mutation

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

Example sentences of the word gene-mutation


1. Noun Phrase
You can have your dog tested for the gene mutation for degenerative myelopathy.

2. Noun Phrase
Maine Coon cats also have a gene mutation that results in a predisposition to hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.

3. Noun Phrase
For example, certain breeds carry a gene mutation that make them particularly sensitive to ivermectin.

2. mutation

noun. ['mjuːˈteɪʃən'] (genetics) any event that changes genetic structure; any alteration in the inherited nucleic acid sequence of the genotype of an organism.

Synonyms

  • alteration
  • transposition
  • genetic mutation
  • chromosomal mutation
  • gene mutation
  • change
  • modification
  • point mutation
  • deletion
  • inversion
  • reversion
  • mutagenesis

Antonyms

  • death
  • tightening
  • loosening
  • normality

3. mutation

noun. ['mjuːˈteɪʃən'] a change or alteration in form or qualities.

Synonyms

  • modification
  • change

Antonyms

  • decrease
  • increase
  • acceleration

4. mutation

noun. ['mjuːˈteɪʃən'] (biology) an organism that has characteristics resulting from chromosomal alteration.

Synonyms

  • lusus naturae
  • organism
  • freak
  • mutant
  • monster
  • monstrosity
  • being
  • variation

Antonyms

  • destabilize
  • enable
  • loosen
  • depersonalize

5. gene

noun. ['ˈdʒiːn'] (genetics) a segment of DNA that is involved in producing a polypeptide chain; it can include regions preceding and following the coding DNA as well as introns between the exons; it is considered a unit of heredity.

Synonyms

  • homeotic gene
  • polygene
  • proto-oncogene
  • Y-linked gene
  • genetic marker
  • suppressor gene
  • transforming gene
  • nonallele
  • modifier gene
  • mutant gene
  • cistron
  • recessive gene
  • oncogene
  • DNA
  • deoxyribonucleic acid
  • regulator gene
  • dominant gene
  • chromosome
  • lethal gene
  • X-linked gene
  • repressor gene
  • structural gene
  • suppresser
  • regulatory gene
  • linked genes
  • suppresser gene
  • modifier
  • allele
  • linkage group
  • transgene
  • sequence
  • allelomorph
  • factor
  • operator gene
  • desoxyribonucleic acid
  • suppressor

Antonyms

  • exon

Etymology

  • Gen (German)
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