heteroduplex


het·ero·du·plex

noun \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

het·ero·du·plex

noun \ˌhet-ə-rō-ˈd(y)ü-ˌpleks\   (Medical Dictionary)

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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