Definition of Recombination

A natural process of exchange of DNA between chromosomes during mitosis — not recombinant DNA, which applies to artificial DNA constructs. The production of new arrangements of genes by various mechanisms such as assortment and segregation, crossing over, gene conversion, transformation, conjugation, transduction, F-duction, or mixed infection of viruses.

Recombination is from the group

DNA Sequence Rearrangement

Other Names for Recombination

DNA Recombination


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