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heteroduplex

noun het·ero·du·plex \ˌhe-tə-rō-ˈdü-ˌpleks, -ˈdyü-\

Definition of HETERODUPLEX

:  a nucleic-acid molecule (as DNA) composed of two chains with each derived from a different parent molecule
heteroduplex adjective

First Known Use of HETERODUPLEX

1962
Medical Dictionary

heteroduplex

noun het·ero·du·plex \ˌhet-ə-rō-ˈd(y)ü-ˌpleks\

Medical Definition of HETERODUPLEX

:  a nucleic-acid molecule (as DNA) composed of two chains with each derived from a different parent molecule
heteroduplex adjective

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