- 1The action of transposing something: transposition of word order a transposition of an old story into a contemporary contextMore example sentences
- For some elements, the mode of transposition is unknown, and they are either referred to as class III or left unclassified.
- Transposable elements are divided into two major classes according to their mode of transposition.
- They possess a replicative mode of transposition, so that the insertions are mostly stable.
- 1.1A thing that has been produced by transposing something: in China, the dragon is a transposition of the serpentMore example sentences
- An audience that picked up none of the Shakespearian echoes and transpositions would still have a very entertaining - and moving - evening.
- At the time, he had been nominated for a Tony award for originating the character of Maureen in Rent, a transposition of La Bohème to the Lower East Side.
- His latest production, for example, seems to me a brilliant transposition from page to screen, a beautiful hybrid.
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- It is the underlying assumption of this paper that the transformation of interior into exterior constitutes a specific instance of the transpositional processes discussed therein.
- These differences suggest that the structures of these elements are somewhat labile, and that different arrangements have evolved, all of which are compatible with transpositional activity.
- Assays performed in Drosophila S2 cells and Drosophila embryos demonstrated the transpositional activity of Herves.
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