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Definition of the noun Kilobase

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noun - plural: kilobases

  1. a length of double-stranded DNA containing two thousand nucleotides, one thousand on each strand
    • synonym: Kb
  2. a length of single-stranded RNA containing one thousand nucleotides
    • synonym: Kbp (Def 1 only)

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Google previewThe Dictionary of Virology (2009)

by Brian W.J. Mahy

intravenous kb kilobase kbp kilobase pair ...

Google previewDictionary of DNA and Genome Technology (2012)

by Paul Singleton

kb Kilobase: a length of 103 bases in a single-stranded nucleic acid, or 103 basepairs in a double-stranded nucleic acid. In double-stranded nucleic acids a length may be given in ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Environmental Microbiology (2003)

by Linda D. Stetzenbach, Marylynn V. Yates

kb kilobase.

Google previewA Dictionary of Science (2017)

by Jonathan Law

kilobase. Symbol kb. A unit used at the molecular level for measuring distances along nucleic acids, chromosomes, or genes, equal to 1000 bases (equivalent to 1000 nucleotides or base pairs). See also BASE PAIR.

Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Acronyms, Initialisms, Abbreviations and Symbols (2003)

by Fioretta. Benedetto Mattia

Kb; kb Kilobase. The kilobase is equal to one thousand bases. Genetics. Kb Kilobit. Computer Technology. KB Kilobyte. Also: Kbyte; kbyte.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Arthropod-transmitted Infections of Man and Domesticated Animals (2001)

by R. W. Ashford

intravenous J-HR Jarisch–Herxheimer reaction kb kilobase kbp kilobase pair kDa kilodalton L929 cells mouse fibroblasts, clone 929 LD50 lethal dose ...

Google previewIllustrated Dictionary and Resource Directory of Environmental and Occupational Health, Second Edition (2016)

by Herman Koren

kilobase (kb) — A unit used when designating the length of a nucleic acid sequence; 1 kilobase equals a sequence of 1000 purine bases.

Google previewJablonski's Dictionary of Medical Acronyms & Abbreviations (2008)

by Stanley Jablonski

ketone body; kilobase; kilobyte; Kleihauer-Betke [test]; knee brace; knowledge [data]base K-B Kleihauer-Betke [test]; Kuo-Bean [sodium channel model] Kb ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Genomics, Transcriptomics and Proteomics (2015)

by Guenter Kahl

kb – kilobase(s) KB – kilobyte kbp – kilobase pairs kD (kDa) – kilo Dalton kg – kilogram(s) KID – kinase-interacting domain ...

Google previewDorland's Dictionary of Medical Acronyms and Abbreviations (2015)

by Dorland

ketone body; kilobase; kilobyte; Kleihauer-Betke [test]; knee brace; knowledge base K-B Kleihauer-Betke [test]; Kuo-Bean[model] Kb kilobit Kb base ionization constant; ...

Google previewDorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary (2011)

by Dorland

kb kilobase; sometimes used incorrectly to ...

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