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Definition of the noun Megabase

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  1. A length of double-stranded DNA containing two million nucleotides, one million on each strand.
    • synonym: Mb
  2. A length of single-stranded RNA containing one million nucleotides
    • synonym: Mbp (Def 1 only)

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

by Guenter Kahl

Megabase (Mb): One million nucleotides or nucleotide pairs; ...

Google previewDesk Encyclopedia of Microbiology (2010)

by Moselio Schaechter

increases by quarter as the cost per megabase of sequencing using capillary array electrophoresis (blue line) at a major sequencing center decreases. For reference, cost ...

Google previewEncyclopaedic Dictionary of Biotechnology (2005)

Megabase : Unit of length for ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Genetics (2006)

by Robert C. King, William D. Stansfield, Pamela Khipple Mulligan

megabase a unit of length for DNA molecules, consisting ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Applied Plant Sciences (2016)

compared to Arabidopsis ( Arabidopsis thaliana: 119-megabase diploid) and rice (Oryza sativa: 373- megabase diploid), ...

Google previewTalal Abu-Ghazaleh Dictionary of Patent Terms = معجم طلال أبو غزالة لبراءة الإختراع (2012)

by Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization

انظر megabase و kb(kilobase) عزل ذو مقدار كبيرة. ويسمى أيضا عزل ذو مقاومة عالية high resistance seal طلاء الذهب مثقاب أدوات يدوية] مسكر قوى زنجبيل (توابل) جعة الزنجبيل بيرة الزنجبيل مربي من الزنجبيل خبز من الزنجبيل التهاب اللثة المكتب ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Biology (2015)

by Robert Hine

The genome contains some 19100 protein-coding genes and amounts to about 97 megabase (Mb). Adults have a fixed number of body cells (959), and the developmental pathway of each cell can be traced. This has yielded valuable insights ...

Google previewDictionary of Plant Breeding, Second Edition (2009)

by Rolf H. J. Schlegel

Description of the half-grown grain; when punctured, the grain contents are milky phys bot medium-term seed storage: With a storage time of about ten years meth >>> long-term storage megabase ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Biomedicine (2010)

by John Lackie

pulse-field electrophoresis A highresolution electrophoretic separation method used to analyse large (megabase) fragments of DNA.

Google previewHawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary (2016)

by Robert A. Lewis

See megabase. centipoise. (cP). 1/100 poise. The poise is the cgs-metric system unit of viscosity and has the dimensions of dyne-seconds per square centimeter or grams per centimeter-second. centistoke. (cS). 1/100 stoke, the unit of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Dairy Sciences (2011)

Mbp (megabase pairs), and variation is also seen within species. A larger genome size generally indicates a greater number of genes and, therefore, a broader range of biochemical and physiological responses available to the organism.

Google previewDictionary of Plant Genetics and Molecular Biology (1998)

by Gurbachan Miglani

megabase (mb): One thousand kilobase. megaevolutionary ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Biomedicine and Molecular Biology (2001)

by Pei-Show Juo

megabase; 3. mega-byte. MBA Abbreviation for methyl bovine albumin. MBACOD Abbreviation for a combination drug containing methotrexate, bleomycin, adriamycin, ...

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Scrabble value of M3E1G2A1B3A1S1E1

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