Synonyms and Antonyms for jumping-gene

1. jumping gene (n.)

a segment of DNA that can become integrated at many different sites along a chromosome (especially a segment of bacterial DNA that can be translocated as a whole)

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2. jumping-off point (n.)

a beginning from which an enterprise is launched

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3. gene-splicing (n.)

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

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4. jumping-off place (n.)

a place from which an enterprise or expedition is launched

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5. jumping (n.)

the act of jumping; propelling yourself off the ground

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6. jumping (n.)

the act of participating in an athletic competition in which you must jump

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