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Unequal crossing over

Definition(s)

Mispairing and exchange of DNA between genetically similar, nonhomologous chromosome regions that results in duplication or deletion of DNA in each daughter cell

Definition from: GeneReviewsThis link leads to a site outside Genetics Home Reference. from the University of Washington and the National Center for Biotechnology Information

See also Understanding Medical Terminology.

 
Published: November 24, 2014