What is recombination?

  • (noun): (genetics) a combining of genes or characters different from what they were in the parents.
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on recombination:

Recombination Signal Sequences
... D, J), used to generate T-cell receptors and Immunoglobulin molecules, are flanked by recombination signal sequences (RSSs) that are recognized by a group of enzymes known collectively as the VDJ recombinase ... This is known as the 12/23 rule of recombination (or the one-turn/two-turn rule) ...
Site-specific Recombination - See Also
... cassette exchange Cre recombinase Cre-Lox recombination FLP-FRT recombination Genetic recombination Homologous recombination ...
Timeline Of The Big Bang - Early Universe - Photon Epoch - Recombination
... faster for the helium than for the hydrogen) and is known as recombination ... At the end of recombination, most of the protons in the universe are bound up in neutral atoms ...

More definitions of "recombination":

  • (noun): (physics) a combinng of charges or transfer of electrons in a gas that results in the neutralization of ions; important for ions arising from the passage of high-energy particles.