cotransduction

noun co·trans·duc·tion \ (ˌ)kō-tran(t)s-ˈdək-shən , -tranz- \
variants: or co-transduction

Definition of cotransduction

plural cotransductions or co-transductions
: transduction involving two or more genes carried by a single bacteriophage
  • determination of gene order based on frequency of cotransduction

cotransduce

play \(ˌ)kō-tran(t)s-ˈd(y)üs, -tranz-\ or co-transduce verb, transitive + intransitive cotransduced or co-transduced; cotransducing or co-transducing
    • Two genetic markers were cotransduced.
    • genes that cotransduce more frequently

First Known Use of cotransduction

1964

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cotransduction

noun co·trans·duc·tion \ ˌkō-ˌtran(t)s-ˈdək-shən \

medical Definition of cotransduction

: transduction involving two or more genetic loci carried by a single bacteriophage

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