Definition of replicative in English:

replicative

Line breaks: rep¦li|ca¦tive
Pronunciation: /ˈrɛplɪkətɪv
 
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adjective

Biology
  • Relating to or involving the replication of genetic material or living organisms.
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    • Normal diploid human cells multiply for a finite number of generations and then enter a state of replicative senescence.
    • Regardless of these problems, viral vectors which are replicative defective like El, E3-deleted, replication-deficient recombinant adenoviruses, have been used extensively in immunotherapy.
    • A common attribute of many of these single-stranded RNA viruses is the creation of a short-lived replicative intermediate, double-stranded RNA during the process of intracellular replication.

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