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Descriptor in English: Replicon
Descriptor in Spanish: Replicón
Descriptor in Portuguese: Replicon
Descriptor in French: Réplicon
Entry term(s): Replication Unit
Replication Units
Replicons
Unit, Replication
Units, Replication
Tree number(s): G05.360.340.024.745
Scope note: Any DNA sequence capable of independent replication or a molecule that possesses a REPLICATION ORIGIN and which is therefore potentially capable of being replicated in a suitable cell. (Singleton & Sainsbury, Dictionary of Microbiology and Molecular Biology, 2d ed)
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
ES ethics
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
History Note: 80
DeCS UI: 12514
Descriptor UI: D012093
Date Established: 1980/01/01
Date of Entry: 1979/05/23
Revision Date: 2008/07/08
Replicon - Preferred
Concept UI M0018801
Scope note Any DNA sequence capable of independent replication or a molecule that possesses a REPLICATION ORIGIN and which is therefore potentially capable of being replicated in a suitable cell. (Singleton & Sainsbury, Dictionary of Microbiology and Molecular Biology, 2d ed)
Preferred term Replicon
Entry term(s) Replication Unit
Replication Units
Replicons
Unit, Replication
Units, Replication



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