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An enzyme that promotes genetic recombination.
- ‘They probably integrate via double-stranded, closed-circle DNA intermediates through the action of an encoded recombinase related to the site-specific integrase.’
- ‘In the normal lymphoid ontogeny, genomic recombinations occur in a tightly regulated sequence and require an enzyme called recombinase.’
- ‘In this process, the oligonucleotide is believed to hybridize to the target site through the action of a DNA recombinase and, once bound, DNA repair enzymes act to excise the nucleotide, replace it, and revert the gene to wild-type status.’
- ‘All of these studies suggest that recombinase proteins, in their current form, have undergone selective pressure to limit their activities.’
- ‘Originally FIS was discovered as a protein that enhances the inversion reactions of several recombinases.’
- ‘Therefore, continuous supply of recombinase would promote the generation of homozygous cells.’
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