Replicon



noun, Genetics.
1.
any genetic element that can regulate and effect its own replication from initiation to completion.
noun
1.
(genetics) a region of a DNA molecule that is replicated from a single origin

replicon rep·li·con (rěp’lĭ-kŏn’)
n.
A genetic element that undergoes replication as an autonomous unit.

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